We investigate the generation of multipartite entangled state in a system of N quantum dots embedded in a microcavity and examine the emergence of genuine multipartite entanglement by three different characterizations of entanglement. At certain times of dynamical evolution one can generate multipartite entangled coherent exciton states or multiqubit W states by initially preparing the cavity field in a superposition of coherent states or the Fock state with one photon, respectively. Finally, we study environmental effects on multipartite entanglement generation and find that the decay rate for the entanglement is proportional to the number of excitons.
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||Physical Review A - Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics|
|Publication status||Published - 2003|