Chirp controls nonlinear response of excitons in semiconductor quantum wells

Ryan P. Smith, Andrew E. Hunter, Andrew C. Funk, Steven Cundiff, Mackillo Kira, Stephan W Koch

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Abstract

We characterize chirped excitation on excitonic resonances in GaAs quantum wells using spectrally resolved transient absorption. Positive chirp enhances nonlinearities, despite the increased pulse duration compared with transform-limited excitation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
StatePublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2011 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 1 2011May 6 2011

Other

OtherQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2011
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period5/1/115/6/11

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chirp
Excitons
Semiconductor quantum wells
excitons
Mathematical transformations
quantum wells
excitation
pulse duration
nonlinearity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Smith, R. P., Hunter, A. E., Funk, A. C., Cundiff, S., Kira, M., & Koch, S. W. (2011). Chirp controls nonlinear response of excitons in semiconductor quantum wells. In Optics InfoBase Conference Papers

Chirp controls nonlinear response of excitons in semiconductor quantum wells. / Smith, Ryan P.; Hunter, Andrew E.; Funk, Andrew C.; Cundiff, Steven; Kira, Mackillo; Koch, Stephan W.

Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. 2011.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Smith, RP, Hunter, AE, Funk, AC, Cundiff, S, Kira, M & Koch, SW 2011, Chirp controls nonlinear response of excitons in semiconductor quantum wells. in Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2011, Baltimore, MD, United States, 5/1/11.
Smith RP, Hunter AE, Funk AC, Cundiff S, Kira M, Koch SW. Chirp controls nonlinear response of excitons in semiconductor quantum wells. In Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. 2011
Smith, Ryan P. ; Hunter, Andrew E. ; Funk, Andrew C. ; Cundiff, Steven ; Kira, Mackillo ; Koch, Stephan W. / Chirp controls nonlinear response of excitons in semiconductor quantum wells. Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. 2011.
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