Microscopic theory of excitonic signatures in semiconductor photoluminescence

M. Kira, F. Jahnke, Stephan W Koch

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Abstract

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
Volume81
Issue number15
StatePublished - Oct 12 1998
Externally publishedYes

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Microscopic theory of excitonic signatures in semiconductor photoluminescence. / Kira, M.; Jahnke, F.; Koch, Stephan W.

In: Physical Review Letters, Vol. 81, No. 15, 12.10.1998, p. 3263-3266.

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