Nonlinear terahertz excitations of optically dark para excitons in Cu2O

Johannes T. Steiner, M. Kira, S. W. Koch, S. Leinß, R. Huber, A. Leitenstorfer, T. Kampfrath, K. V. Volkmann, M. Wolf

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Abstract

A microscopic theory is applied to describe nonlinear terahertz excitations of opticallydark excitons in Cu2O. The theory is quantitatively compared to recent experiments. Signatures of Rabi flopping and ponderomotive contributions are discussed and disentangled.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationInternational Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2009
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)9781557528698
StatePublished - Jan 1 2009
EventInternational Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2009 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 31 2009Jun 5 2009

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherInternational Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2009
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period5/31/096/5/09

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Instrumentation

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Steiner, J. T., Kira, M., Koch, S. W., Leinß, S., Huber, R., Leitenstorfer, A., Kampfrath, T., Volkmann, K. V., & Wolf, M. (2009). Nonlinear terahertz excitations of optically dark para excitons in Cu2O. In International Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2009 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America.