Quantum droplets of electrons and holes in GaAs quantum wells

Steven T. Cundiff, Andrew E. Almand-Hunter, Hebin Li, Martin Mootz, Mackillo Kira, Stephan W. Koch

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Abstract

We present evidence for electron-hole quantum droplets in GaAs quantum wells using transient-absorption spectroscopy. Quantum droplets have a correlation function characteristic of a liquid, but have quantized binding energy, unlike macroscopic droplets.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication19th International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, UP 2014
PublisherOptical Society of American (OSA)
ISBN (Print)1557522790, 9781557522795
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014
Event19th International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, UP 2014 - Okinawa, Japan
Duration: Jul 7 2014Jul 11 2014

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

Other19th International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, UP 2014
CountryJapan
CityOkinawa
Period7/7/147/11/14

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Cundiff, S. T., Almand-Hunter, A. E., Li, H., Mootz, M., Kira, M., & Koch, S. W. (2014). Quantum droplets of electrons and holes in GaAs quantum wells. In 19th International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, UP 2014 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of American (OSA).