The connection between phenomenological few-level models and microscopic theories in the nonlinear optics of semiconductors

N. H. Kwong, I. Rumyantsev, R. Binder, Arthur L. Smirl

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Abstract

We demonstrate a formal similarity between the evolution equation of the third-order inter-band polarization in a phenomenological model and that in microscopic theories for semiconductor optics, thereby providing a microscopic interpretation of the phenomenological model.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)559-560
Number of pages2
JournalOSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series
Volume97
StatePublished - Jan 1 2004
EventInternational Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC - San Francisco, CA, United States
Duration: May 21 2004May 26 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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