Femtosecond pulse breakup and compression in resonant multiple quantum wells

N. C. Nielsen, J. Kuhl, G. Khitrova, H. M. Gibbs, H. Giessen

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Abstract

We study the propagation of subpicosecond pulses resonant to the hh1s exciton in Bragg-periodic and detuned multiple quantum wells. We show pulse breakup depending on the radiative interwell coupling, excitation-induced dephasing, and nonlinear pulse compression.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PagesQFD3/1-QFD3/2
StatePublished - Dec 1 2003
EventTrends in Optics and Photonics Series: Quantum electronics and Laser Science (QELS) - Baltimore, MD., United States
Duration: Jun 1 2003Jun 6 2003

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OtherTrends in Optics and Photonics Series: Quantum electronics and Laser Science (QELS)
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD.
Period6/1/036/6/03

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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    Nielsen, N. C., Kuhl, J., Khitrova, G., Gibbs, H. M., & Giessen, H. (2003). Femtosecond pulse breakup and compression in resonant multiple quantum wells. QFD3/1-QFD3/2. Paper presented at Trends in Optics and Photonics Series: Quantum electronics and Laser Science (QELS), Baltimore, MD., United States.