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Theory Of Optical Semiconductor Nonlinearities
Author(s): H Haug
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Paper Abstract

The origine of the nonlinear optical properties of semiconductors are discussed. We treat in detail 3 examples for electronic mechanisms: a) induced exciton absorption due to dynamical line-broadening; b) the band-edge nonlinearities due to plasma band-filling, screening, and renormalization; and c) the coherent band-edge nonlinearities for ultra-short pulse excitation.

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Date Published: 3 May 1988
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0881, Optical Computing and Nonlinear Materials, (3 May 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.944068
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H Haug, Universitat Frankfurt (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0881:
Optical Computing and Nonlinear Materials
Nasser Peyghambarian, Editor(s)

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