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 publicationOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
PublisherOptical Society of American (OSA)
ISBN (Print)1557522790, 9781557522795
StatePublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes
Event19th International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, UP 2014 - Okinawa, Japan
Duration: Jul 7 2014Jul 11 2014

Other

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

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Semiconductor quantum wells
absorption spectroscopy
binding energy
quantum wells
Electrons
liquids
electrons
Binding energy
Absorption spectroscopy
Liquids

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 Optics InfoBase Conference Papers Optical Society of American (OSA).

Quantum droplets of electrons and holes in GaAs quantum wells. / Cundiff, Steven T.; Almand-Hunter, Andrew E.; Li, Hebin; Mootz, Martin; Kira, Mackillo; Koch, Stephan W.

Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of American (OSA), 2014.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Cundiff, ST, Almand-Hunter, AE, Li, H, Mootz, M, Kira, M & Koch, SW 2014, Quantum droplets of electrons and holes in GaAs quantum wells. in Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of American (OSA), 19th International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, UP 2014, Okinawa, Japan, 7/7/14.
Cundiff ST, Almand-Hunter AE, Li H, Mootz M, Kira M, Koch SW. Quantum droplets of electrons and holes in GaAs quantum wells. In Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of American (OSA). 2014
Cundiff, Steven T. ; Almand-Hunter, Andrew E. ; Li, Hebin ; Mootz, Martin ; Kira, Mackillo ; Koch, Stephan W. / Quantum droplets of electrons and holes in GaAs quantum wells. Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of American (OSA), 2014.
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