Ultrafast dephasing through acoustic plasmon undamping in nonequilibrium electron-hole plasmas

D. C. Scott, R. Binder, S. W. Koch

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Abstract

Strong enhancement of acoustic plasmons in optically excited nonequilibrium electron-hole plasmas in bulk semiconductors is shown to cause ultrashort (10 fs) dephasing times and very high carrier-carrier scattering rates.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)347-350
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical review letters
Volume69
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1992

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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