The influence of disorder on radiatively coupled multiple quantum well structures: A model study

B. Grote, T. Stroucken, A. Knorr, Stephan W Koch

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A theoretical investigation of the influence of static disorder on the linear optical response and the degenerate four-wave-mixing signals of multiple quantum well Bragg structures is presented. The calculations show that disorder leads to a finite radiative coupling strength of subradiant modes that are optically forbidden in an ideal structure. The resulting modifications of the absorption spectra and four-wave-mixing signals are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)467-470
Number of pages4
JournalPhysica Status Solidi (A) Applied Research
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1997
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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