Subband-level renormalization and absorptive optical bistability in semiconductor multiple quantum well structures

S. Schmitt-Rink, C. Ell, Stephan W Koch, H. E. Schmidt, H. Haug

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A microscopic theory of many-body effects in the lowest subbands of semiconductor multiple quantum well structures is presented. The renormalized subband levels are calculated for a broad temperature range and optical bistability due to induced absorption is predicted.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)123-125
Number of pages3
JournalSolid State Communications
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1984
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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