Terahertz excitation of a coherent λ-type three-level system of exciton-polariton modes in a quantum-well microcavity

Yun Shik Lee, J. L. Tomaino, A. D. Jameson, Galina Khitrova, H. M. Gibbs, A. C. Klettke, M. Kira, Stephan W Koch

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Abstract

Strong THz pulses induce pronounced nonlinear optical effects in a QW microcavity, resonantly driving exction-polariton polarizations coupled to an optically dark 2p-exciton polarization. The coherent coupling between the polarizations dephases within a few picoseconds.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2013
Publication statusPublished - 2013
EventCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2013 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: Jun 9 2013Jun 14 2013

Other

OtherCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2013
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period6/9/136/14/13

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Lee, Y. S., Tomaino, J. L., Jameson, A. D., Khitrova, G., Gibbs, H. M., Klettke, A. C., ... Koch, S. W. (2013). Terahertz excitation of a coherent λ-type three-level system of exciton-polariton modes in a quantum-well microcavity. In CLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2013