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)
Title of host publicationOSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series
PublisherOptical Society of American (OSA)
Pages561-563
Number of pages3
Volume97
Publication statusPublished - 2004
EventInternational Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC - San Francisco, CA, United States
Duration: May 21 2004May 26 2004

Other

OtherInternational Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC
CountryUnited States
CitySan Francisco, CA
Period5/21/045/26/04

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Schaarschmidt, M., Förstner, J., Knorr, A., Prineas, J. P., Nielsen, N. C., Kuhl, J., ... Koch, S. W. (2004). Nonlinear light pulse propagation in Bragg-periodic multiple semiconductor quantum well samples: Ultrafast switching of a resonant photonic band gap. In OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Vol. 97, pp. 561-563). Optical Society of American (OSA).