Nonlinear light pulse propagation in Bragg-periodic multiple semiconductor quantum well samples: Ultrafast switching of a resonant photonic band gap

Martin Schaarschmidt, Jens Förstner, Andreas Knorr, Jolin P. Prineas, Nils C. Nielsen, Jürgen Kuhl, Galina Khitrova, Hyatt M. Gibbs, Harald Giessen, Stephan W. Koch

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Abstract

We investigate theoretically the ultrafast nonlinear suppression of the resonant photonic band gap by strong laser pulses in semiconductor multiple quantum wells. We achieve good agreement with our measurements on reflection samples.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)561-563
Number of pages3
JournalOSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series
Volume97
StatePublished - Jan 1 2004
EventInternational Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC - San Francisco, CA, United States
Duration: May 21 2004May 26 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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