Exciton-electron scattering in semiconductor microcavities: Tool for polariton lasing

H. P. Wagner, H. P. Tranitz, M. Reichelt, T. Meier, Stephan W Koch

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We show theoretically that the introduction of a cold electron gas into quantum microcavities induces efficient electron-polariton scattering. This process allows the condensation of the polaritons accumulated at the bottleneck to the final emitting state with a transition time of a few pico-seconds, opening the way to a new generation of low-threshold light-emitting devices.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)725-730
Number of pages6
JournalPhysica Status Solidi (A) Applied Research
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2002
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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