Microscopic theory of excitonic signatures in semiconductor photoluminescence

M. Kira, F. Jahnke, S. W. Koch

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Luminescence in a quantum well is studied theoretically using a consistent quantum description of light interacting with Coulomb correlated carriers. The buildup of excitonic luminescence during the plasma cooling process is analyzed for an initially hot electron-hole plasma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3263-3266
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number15
StatePublished - 1998

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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