Theory of optical gain from four-wave mixing instabilities in quantum wells

S. Schumacher, N. H. Kwong, R. Binder, Arthur L. Smirl

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Abstract

We predict that in a typical pump-probe setup four-wave mixing instabilities associated with biexcitonic correlations in a single semiconductor quantum well can yield large optical gain in the probe and background-free four-wave mixing directions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2007 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2007
Event2007 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 6 2007May 11 2007

Publication series

NameConference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science (QELS) - Technical Digest Series

Other

Other2007 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period5/6/075/11/07

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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    Schumacher, S., Kwong, N. H., Binder, R., & Smirl, A. L. (2007). Theory of optical gain from four-wave mixing instabilities in quantum wells. In 2007 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS [4431572] (Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science (QELS) - Technical Digest Series). https://doi.org/10.1109/QELS.2007.4431572