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Electric Field Dependence Of Optical Absorption In Quantum Well Structures: Physics And Applications
Author(s): D. A.B. Miller
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Paper Abstract

Electroabsorption near the optical absorption edge of quantum well materials is interesting both for physics and applications. We briefly summarize the physical mechanisms involved (e.g. the quantum-confined Stark effect) and the applications to optical modulators and switching devices.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 August 1987
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 0792, Quantum Well and Superlattice Physics, (11 August 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.940838
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D. A.B. Miller, AT&T Bell Laboratories (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0792:
Quantum Well and Superlattice Physics
Gottfried H. Doehler; Joel N. Schulman, Editor(s)

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