Many-particle theory of all-optical polarization switching in semiconductor quantum wells

I. Rumyantsev, N. H. Kwong, E. J. Gansen, A. L. Smirl, R. Binder

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Abstract

A microscopic many-body theory is used to analyze an all-optical polarization switching technique that has been demonstrated recently. The respective contributions of phase-space blocking and various exciton interaction and correlation terms to the switching process are calculated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PagesQThJ13/1-QThJ13/2
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

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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    Rumyantsev, I., Kwong, N. H., Gansen, E. J., Smirl, A. L., & Binder, R. (2003). Many-particle theory of all-optical polarization switching in semiconductor quantum wells. QThJ13/1-QThJ13/2. Paper presented at Trends in Optics and Photonics Series: Quantum electronics and Laser Science (QELS), Baltimore, MD., United States.