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Physics of coupled double quantum wells
Author(s): Emil S. Koteles; Boris S. Elman; Johnson Lee; N. Sylvain Charbonneau; Michael L. W. Thewalt
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Paper Abstract

We present an experimental and theoretical investigation of coupling between two identical GaAs/AlGaAs quantum wells separated by a narrow AlGaAs barrier. The optical properties of this heterostructure were characterized with photoluminescence (PL), time resolved PL, and PL excitation spectroscopies with and without the application of electric fields and other external perturbations. Experimental results for level splittings and Stark shifts agreed well with calculations derived from a simple model.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 October 1990
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1283, Quantum Well and Superlattice Physics III, (1 October 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.20739
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Emil S. Koteles, GTE Labs. Inc. (United States)
Boris S. Elman, GTE Labs. Inc. (United States)
Johnson Lee, GTE Labs. Inc. (United States)
N. Sylvain Charbonneau, Simon Fraser Univ. (Canada)
Michael L. W. Thewalt, Simon Fraser Univ. (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1283:
Quantum Well and Superlattice Physics III
Gottfried H. Doehler; Emil S. Koteles; Joel N. Schulman, Editor(s)

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