Highly anisotropic optical properties of single quantum well waveguides

Weiner, J. S.; Chemla, D. S.; Miller, D. A. B.; Haus, H. A.; Gossard, A. C.; Wiegmann, W.; Burrus, C. A.
October 1985
Applied Physics Letters;10/1/1985, Vol. 47 Issue 7, p664
Academic Journal
The first measurements of the linear and nonlinear anisotropic absorption of light propagating along the plane of a single quantum well are reported and discussed in terms of the structure of the valence band in ultrathin semiconductor layers. Nonlinear optical effects are compared to those of multiple layer structures and to recent theory.


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