TITLE

THz pulses from the creation of polarized electron-hole pairs in biased quantum wells

AUTHOR(S)
Planken, Paul C.M.; Nuss, Martin C.; Knox, W.H.; Miller, D.A.B.; Goossen, K.W.
PUB. DATE
October 1992
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;10/26/1992, Vol. 61 Issue 17, p2009
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the generation of coherent terahertz electromagnetic transients from GaAs quantum wells in perpendicular fields. Suppression of the transport current; Importance of electron-hole pair polarization in terahertz generation; Significance of optical rectification mechanism at semiconductor surfaces.
ACCESSION #
4293964

 

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