23 April 2001 Electromagnetically induced transparency in a subband quantum well system
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Proceedings Volume 4280, Ultrafast Phenomena in Semiconductors V; (2001) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.424739
Event: Symposium on Integrated Optics, 2001, San Jose, CA, United States
The phenomenon of electromagnetically induced transparency, which was discovered recently in atomic systems, is demonstrated for the first in a subband quantum well system. Applying strong coupling field (Rabi frequency is on the same order as the intersubband linewidth), which is two- photon-resonant with the 1 - 3 intersubband transition, produces dramatic change in the 1 - 2 intersubband absorption profile. This effect can be accounted for in terms of 1 - 2 and 2 - 3 dipoles being driven into coherence by a strong coupling field; it is not related to self- induced transparency or spectral hole-burning (the frequency of the coupling field is quite different from that of 1 - 2 resonance) and, similar to Fano-type interference, is a pure result of destructive interference of probability amplitudes.
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Konstantin L. Vodopyanov, Konstantin L. Vodopyanov, G. Brendan Serapiglia, G. Brendan Serapiglia, E. Paspalakis, E. Paspalakis, Christopher C. Phillips, Christopher C. Phillips, "Electromagnetically induced transparency in a subband quantum well system", Proc. SPIE 4280, Ultrafast Phenomena in Semiconductors V, (23 April 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.424739; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.424739

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