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Comparison Of The Optical Nonlinearities Of Bulk GaAs And GaAs/A1GaAs Multiple Quantum Wells
Author(s): S H Park; N Peygliambarian; J F Morhange; R A Morgan; A D Jeffery; A Chavez-Pirson; H M Gibbs; S W Koch; M Derstine; A C Gossard
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Paper Abstract

Optical nonlinearities of bulk GaAs and GaAs/A1GaAs multiple quantum well samples are measured and compared over the wavelength region in the vicinity of bandgap at room temperature. The maximum index variation (An) is found to increase by a maximum of a factor of 3 as the well size is decreased from bulk to 76 A. The nonlinear absorption spectra are analyzed using a semi-empirical fit.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 May 1988
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0881, Optical Computing and Nonlinear Materials, (3 May 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.944073
Show Author Affiliations
S H Park, University of Arizona (United States)
N Peygliambarian, University of Arizona (United States)
J F Morhange, University of Arizona (United States)
R A Morgan, University of Arizona (United States)
A D Jeffery, University of Arizona (United States)
A Chavez-Pirson, University of Arizona (United States)
H M Gibbs, University of Arizona (United States)
S W Koch, University of Arizona (United States)
M Derstine, Honeywell Corporation (United States)
A C Gossard, AT&T Bell Laboratories (United States)


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

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