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Coherent responses of quantum-dot layer to short optical pulse excitation
Author(s): Sergei O. Elyutin; Andrei I. Maimistov
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Paper Abstract

It is shown numerically that a thin layer of semiconductor quantum dots has a threshold transmission characteristic for the ultrashort incident pulse. Weak pulses mainly reflect from layer while pulses with amplitudes above the threshold mainly transmit. The coherent interaction of optical pulses with the layer of quantum dots causes the forming of peaks of superradiation on the profile of transmitted pulses. The phenomenon is accompanied by rapid temporal evolution of ellipticity and azimuth angle across the pulse duration.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 November 2001
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 4605, PECS 2001: Photon Echo and Coherent Spectroscopy, (15 November 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.447957
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Sergei O. Elyutin, Moscow State Engineering Physics Institute (Russia)
Andrei I. Maimistov, Moscow State Engineering Physics Institute (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4605:
PECS 2001: Photon Echo and Coherent Spectroscopy

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