By means of the nonlocal response theory, we demonstrate that the radiative lifetime of confined excitons with a nondipole-type wavefunction can be drastically controlled by manipulating the nanoscale spatial structure of the radiation field.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(310.0310) Thin films : Thin films
(310.6860) Thin films : Thin films, optical properties
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(320.7130) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast processes in condensed matter, including semiconductors
H. Ishihara and S. Yagaki, "Drastic control of the radiative lifetime of nondipole-type excitons by manipulating the spatial structure of the radiation field," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper IWA10.