TITLE

Optical nonlinearities of excitons in CuCl microcrystals

AUTHOR(S)
Masumoto, Yasuaki; Yamazaki, Makoto; Sugawara, Hideyuki
PUB. DATE
October 1988
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;10/17/1988, Vol. 53 Issue 16, p1527
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Nonlinear optical properties of excitons in CuCl microcrystals in NaCl host crystals were studied by the absorption saturation method. Prominent absorption saturation of excitons was observed together with a blue shift. Optical nonlinearity was found to increase with an increase in the size of the CuCl microcrystals. The observed nonlinearities are very large compared with those in bulk CuCl crystals and GaAs quantum wells.
ACCESSION #
9828426

 

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