Adaptive design of excitonic absorption in broken-symmetry quantum wells

Thalken, Jason; Weifei Li; Haas, Stephan; Levi, A.F.J.
July 2004
Applied Physics Letters;7/5/2004, Vol. 85 Issue 1, p121
Academic Journal
Adaptive quantum design is used to identify broken-symmetry quantum-well potential profiles with optical response properties superior to previous ad hoc solutions. This technique performs an unbiased stochastic search of configuration space. It allows us to engineer many-body excitonic wave functions and thus provides a new methodology to efficiently develop optimized quantum-confined Stark effect device structures.


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