Electroabsorption in GaAs/AlGaAs asymmetric double quantum wells (ADQW) was theoretically optimized for optical detection of RF fields. The calculated maximum sensitivity of the optimized ADQW is more than 0.2% (cm/kV)-1 per layer at room temperature.
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D. K. Kim and D. S. Citrin, "Optimized Electroabsorption in Asymmetric Double Quantum Wells for Broadband Electric-Field Sensing," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper JThC86.
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