Femtosecond hole-burning and nonlinear dynamics of quantum confined semiconductor-doped glasses

B. Fluegel, S. W. Koch, N. Peyghambarian, D. Hulin, A. Migus, M. Joffre, A. Antonetti

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Abstract

Nonlinear absorption spectra of quantum confined CdSe microcrystallites in glass are measured in a femtosecond pump-probe experiment at low temperatures. Simultaneous bleaching of the transitions, and an induced absorption at higher energy are observed. Spectral hole burning is observed as the pump is tuned through the transition. The system is modelled as spherical crystallites with one or two electron-hole pairs interacting through the Coulomb potential. A numerical matix diagonalization method predicts results essentially similar to the experiment and attributes them to state filling of the one-pair states, and generation of two-pair states.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
EditorsNasser Peygambarian
PublisherPubl by Int Soc for Optical Engineering
Pages98-104
Number of pages7
ISBN (Print)0819402575
StatePublished - Dec 1 1990
EventNonlinear Optical Materials and Devices for Photonic Switching - Los Angeles, CA, USA
Duration: Jan 16 1990Jan 17 1990

Publication series

NameProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Volume1216
ISSN (Print)0277-786X

Other

OtherNonlinear Optical Materials and Devices for Photonic Switching
CityLos Angeles, CA, USA
Period1/16/901/17/90

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Fluegel, B., Koch, S. W., Peyghambarian, N., Hulin, D., Migus, A., Joffre, M., & Antonetti, A. (1990). Femtosecond hole-burning and nonlinear dynamics of quantum confined semiconductor-doped glasses. In N. Peygambarian (Ed.), Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering (pp. 98-104). (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; Vol. 1216). Publ by Int Soc for Optical Engineering.