Transient optical response of quantum well excitons to intense few-cycle terahertz pulses

A. D. Jameson, J. L. Tomaino, Yun Shik Lee, J. P. Prineas, J. T. Steiner, M. Kira, S. W. Koch

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Abstract

Interaction of strong few-cycle THz pulses with QW excitons produces pronounced nonlinear optical transients. With THz radiation tuned near the 1s-to-2p intraexciton transition, the exciton resonances exhibit Rabi sidebands revealing the 2p-dephasing time.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2010
StatePublished - Dec 1 2010
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2010 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: May 16 2010May 21 2010

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2010
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period5/16/105/21/10

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Jameson, A. D., Tomaino, J. L., Lee, Y. S., Prineas, J. P., Steiner, J. T., Kira, M., & Koch, S. W. (2010). Transient optical response of quantum well excitons to intense few-cycle terahertz pulses. In Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2010 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).