Polariton formalism for semiconductor double microcavities

Samuel M.H. Luk, P. Lewandowski, N. H. Kwong, S. Schumacher, R. Binder

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Abstract

In this paper we present a polariton description of a semiconductor double microcavity system. The polariton formalism is derived from a microscopic theory for the exciton fields inside the quantum wells coupled to the confined optical cavity fields in a double cavity system. The polariton picture helps simplify theoretical studies of the observed phenomena in the double cavity system, such as nonlinear optical spin Hall effect.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationUltrafast Phenomena and Nanophotonics XXI
EditorsMarkus Betz, Abdulhakem Y. Elezzabi
PublisherSPIE
ISBN (Electronic)9781510606456
DOIs
StatePublished - 2017
EventUltrafast Phenomena and Nanophotonics XXI 2017 - San Francisco, United States
Duration: Jan 30 2017Feb 2 2017

Publication series

NameProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Volume10102
ISSN (Print)0277-786X
ISSN (Electronic)1996-756X

Other

OtherUltrafast Phenomena and Nanophotonics XXI 2017
CountryUnited States
CitySan Francisco
Period1/30/172/2/17

Keywords

  • Polariton
  • Semiconductor microcavity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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