25 September 2001 Optical nutation in semiconductor quantum wells with multiple valence bands
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Proceedings Volume 4417, Photonics 2000: International Conference on Fiber Optics and Photonics; (2001) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.441311
Event: Photonics 2000: International Conference on Fiber Optics and Photonics, 2001, Calcutta, India
Abstract
We have studied optical nutation and Stark splitting in a GaAs/AlGaAs quantum well with multi valence band structure using effective semiconductor Bloch equations. The individual roles of light and heavy holes in optical nutation have been examined. The analysis shows that both Rabi oscillation frequency and Stark splitting increase with rising electric field strength as observed experimentally. Also it is seen that light hole species dominates over heavy hole species in the transmission characteristics of quantum wells.
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Sheetal Kapoor, Sheetal Kapoor, Pratima Sen, Pratima Sen, Pranay K. Sen, Pranay K. Sen, "Optical nutation in semiconductor quantum wells with multiple valence bands", Proc. SPIE 4417, Photonics 2000: International Conference on Fiber Optics and Photonics, (25 September 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.441311; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.441311
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