9 November 1999 Optical nonlinearities in semiconductors
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A microscopic many-body theory for the nonlinear optical response of semiconductors is reviewed. The importance of Coulomb interaction induced carrier correlations is demonstrated in excitonic pump-probe spectra. The influence of excitonic and biexcitonic contributions to coherent pump- induced absorption changes at the exciton frequency are discussed. Absorption changes induced by incoherent exciton and unbound electron-hole populations are studied.
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Stephan W. Koch, Stephan W. Koch, Torsten Meier, Torsten Meier, } "Optical nonlinearities in semiconductors", Proc. SPIE 3899, Photonics Technology into the 21st Century: Semiconductors, Microstructures, and Nanostructures, (9 November 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.369394; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.369394


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