Observation of third-order intersubband dc Kerr effect at the midinfrared wavelengths in GaAs

Sa'ar, A.; Kuze, N.
September 1992
Applied Physics Letters;9/14/1992, Vol. 61 Issue 11, p1263
Academic Journal
Examines a third-order intersubband direct current (dc) Kerr effect at the midinfrared wavelengths in gallium arsenide quantum wells (QW). Evidence of the six orders of magnitude of Kerr coefficients; Inclusion of dc screening effects in the analysis; Evaluation of the internal electric field; Relevance of transitions between subbands of a QW.


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