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 publication2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics: Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO 2011
StatePublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes
Event2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2011 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 1 2011May 6 2011

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Other2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 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
gallium arsenide
LDS 751

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • 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 2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics: Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO 2011 [5951377]

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.

2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics: Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO 2011. 2011. 5951377.

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 2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics: Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO 2011., 5951377, 2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 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 2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics: Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO 2011. 2011. 5951377
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. 2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics: Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO 2011. 2011.
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