Intervalence band solitary waves in semiconductor quantum wells

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dc.contributor.author Biancalana, Fabio
dc.contributor.author Healy, Sorcha B.
dc.contributor.author Fehse, Robin
dc.contributor.author O'Reilly, Eoin P.
dc.date.accessioned 2017-08-29T09:03:59Z
dc.date.available 2017-08-29T09:03:59Z
dc.date.issued 2006
dc.identifier.citation Biancalana, F., Healy, S. B., Fehse, R. and O’Reilly, E. P. (2006) 'Intervalence band solitary waves in semiconductor quantum wells', Physical Review A, 73(6), 063826 (13pp). doi: 10.1103/PhysRevA.73.063826 en
dc.identifier.volume 73
dc.identifier.issued 6
dc.identifier.issn 1050-2947
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/4554
dc.identifier.doi 10.1103/PhysRevA.73.063826
dc.description.abstract We show theoretically the possibility of excitation of a special class of two-frequency solitons, sustained by the nonlinearity provided by the nonradiative intervalence band coherence between heavy-hole and light-hole excitonic transitions in semiconductor quantum wells. The formation of such resonant solitons excited by femtosecond pulses in InxGa1-xAsyP1-y quantum wells is investigated numerically using a phenomenological model based on the local-field approximation, and a realistic configuration for their experimental observation is proposed. The pumping conditions for using complex resonant soliton dynamics as an efficient source of continuum generation are also discussed. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher American Physical Society en
dc.relation.uri https://journals.aps.org/pra/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevA.73.063826
dc.rights © 2006, American Physical Society en
dc.subject Self-induced transparency en
dc.subject Electromagnetically induced transparency en
dc.subject Many-body en
dc.subject Bloch equations en
dc.subject Coherent en
dc.subject Excitons en
dc.subject Light en
dc.subject Femtosecond en
dc.subject Propagation en
dc.subject Inversion en
dc.title Intervalence band solitary waves in semiconductor quantum wells en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Fabio Biancalana, Tyndall National Institute, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000. Email: fbianca@tyndall.ie en
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dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle Physical Review A en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress fbianca@tyndall.ie en
dc.identifier.articleid 63826


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