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Polarization dependence of heavy- and light-hole quantum beats

Polarisationsabhängigkeit von Schwer- und Leicht-Loch-Quantum-Beats
 
: Schmitt-Rink, S.; Bennhardt, D.; Heuckeroth, V.; Thomas, P.; Haring, P.; Maidorn, G.; Bakker, H.; Leo, K.; Kim, D.-S.; Shah, J.; Köhler, K.

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Physical Review. B 46 (1992), No.16, pp.10460-10463
ISSN: 0163-1829
ISSN: 1098-0121
ISSN: 0556-2805
English
Journal Article
Fraunhofer IAF ()
heterostructure; Heterostruktur; III-V Halbleiter; III-V semiconductors; Quantum Beats; time-resolved photoluminescence; zeitaufgelöste Photolumineszenz

Abstract
Simultaneous excitation of heavy- and light-hole quantum-well excitions with linearly polarized ultrashort laser pulses results in oscillating four-wave-mixing and pump-probe signals. These are elliptically polarized, except for exactly parallel and perpendicular incident polarizations, for which they are also linearly polarized. In the latter case, the heavy- and light-hole components are in phase or out of phase, respectively.

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