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Advances in Mathematical Physics
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 391607, 13 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/391607
Review Article

Quantum-Dot-Based Photon Emission and Media Conversion for Quantum Information Applications

1Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University, Kita-21 Nishi-10, Kita-ku, Sapporo 001-0021, Japan
2CREST, Japan Science and Technology Agency, Kawaguchi 332-0012, Japan

Received 18 September 2009; Revised 9 December 2009; Accepted 18 January 2010

Academic Editor: Shao-Ming Fei

Copyright © 2010 H. Kumano et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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