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

S. Schumacher, Nai-Hang Kwong, Rudolf 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 publicationOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557528349, 9781557528346
StatePublished - 2007
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2007 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 6 2007May 6 2007

Other

OtherQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2007
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period5/6/075/6/07

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Optical gain
Four wave mixing
four-wave mixing
Semiconductor quantum wells
quantum wells
probes
Pumps
pumps

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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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 Optics InfoBase Conference Papers Optical Society of America.

Theory of optical gain from four-wave mixing instabilities in quantum wells. / Schumacher, S.; Kwong, Nai-Hang; Binder, Rudolf; Smirl, Arthur L.

Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of America, 2007.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Schumacher, S, Kwong, N-H, Binder, R & Smirl, AL 2007, Theory of optical gain from four-wave mixing instabilities in quantum wells. in Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of America, Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2007, Baltimore, MD, United States, 5/6/07.
Schumacher S, Kwong N-H, Binder R, Smirl AL. Theory of optical gain from four-wave mixing instabilities in quantum wells. In Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of America. 2007
Schumacher, S. ; Kwong, Nai-Hang ; Binder, Rudolf ; Smirl, Arthur L. / Theory of optical gain from four-wave mixing instabilities in quantum wells. Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of America, 2007.
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