An asymptotic solution for light-induced exciton density oscillations in a semiconductor is calculated from the semiconductor Bloch equations in the low density limit (weak optical excitation). The analytic approximation is compared with a numerical solution of the full equations. It is shown that even for low area fields (2) density oscillations are caused by Coulomb exchange effects coupling the generated excitons and that the oscillation frequency and amplitude depend nonlinearly on the Rabi frequency of the incident field.
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- Condensed Matter Physics