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Giant quintic nonlinearities at slow light level in semiconductor quantum wells
Author(s): Nitu Borgohain; S. Konar
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Paper Abstract

Enhancement of higher order nonlinear susceptibilities are investigated in three level quantum well with a ladder configuration in the regime of electromagnetically induced transparency. We have identified the existence of giant third and fifth order nonlinear susceptibilities of the order ~10-22 m4/V4 at pump wavelength of 9.6 μm. The group velocity is reported to be slowed down by 104 times compared to the speed of light in vacuum.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 June 2015
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 9654, International Conference on Optics and Photonics 2015, 96541D (15 June 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2181720
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Nitu Borgohain, Birla Institute of Technology (India)
S. Konar, Birla Institute of Technology (India)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9654:
International Conference on Optics and Photonics 2015
Kallol Bhattacharya, Editor(s)

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