Quantum-optical spectroscopy of semiconductors

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Abstract

The microscopic foundation of quantum-optical spectroscopy is presented. It is proposed to use this technique to generate and detect quasiparticle states in semiconductors whose quantum-statistical properties are governed by that of the exciting light. While resonant classical excitation induces an optical interband polarization, low-intensity quantum excitation directly seeds a quantum-degenerate exciton state which is characterized by long-range order, anomalous reduction of Coulomb and phonon scattering, as well as strongly enhanced and directional quantum emission.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number013813
JournalPhysical Review A
Volume73
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes

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Quantum-optical spectroscopy of semiconductors. / Kira, M.; Koch, Stephan W.

In: Physical Review A, Vol. 73, No. 1, 013813, 2006.

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