Disorder-averaged excitonic response and its application to normal-mode coupling in semiconductor microcavities within a linear dispersion theory

C. Ell, J. Prineas, T. R. Nelson, S. Park, H. M. Gibbs, G. Khitrova, S. W. Koch, R. Houdre

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Abstract

The problem of disorder in a quantum well (QW) system is isolated from a full treatment of QW structural disorder interplay by carefully measuring the disorder-averaged optical susceptibility of a multiple quantum well (MQW). The MQW is then used in a transfer matrix calculation for light propagation in a normal mode coupling (NMC) structure. The measured susceptibility is used to calculate the response of the microcavity structures in reflectivity. A further demonstration of the validity of the approach is presented using the extracted absorption coefficient to calculate the reflectivity linewidths for the microcavity structure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1998
EventProceedings of the 1998 International Quantum Electronics Conference - San Francisco, CA, USA
Duration: May 3 1998May 8 1998

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OtherProceedings of the 1998 International Quantum Electronics Conference
CitySan Francisco, CA, USA
Period5/3/985/8/98

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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    Ell, C., Prineas, J., Nelson, T. R., Park, S., Gibbs, H. M., Khitrova, G., Koch, S. W., & Houdre, R. (1998). Disorder-averaged excitonic response and its application to normal-mode coupling in semiconductor microcavities within a linear dispersion theory. Paper presented at Proceedings of the 1998 International Quantum Electronics Conference, San Francisco, CA, USA, .