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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 8 — Apr. 13, 2009
  • pp: 6813–6828

One dimensional resonant Fibonacci quasicrystals: noncanonical linear and canonical nonlinear effects

M. Werchner, M. Schafer, M. Kira, S. W. Koch, J. Sweet, J. D. Olitzky, J. Hendrickson, B. C. Richards, G. Khitrova, H. M. Gibbs, A. N. Poddubny, E. L. Ivchenko, M. Voronov, and M. Wegener  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 8, pp. 6813-6828 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.006813


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Abstract

A detailed experimental and theoretical study of the linear and nonlinear optical properties of different Fibonacci-spaced multiple-quantum-well structures is presented. Systematic numerical studies are performed for different average spacing and geometrical arrangement of the quantum wells. Measurements of the linear and nonlinear (carrier density dependent) reflectivity are shown to be in good agreement with the computational results. As the pump pulse energy increases, the excitation-induced dephasing broadens the exciton resonances resulting in a disappearance of sharp features and reduction in peak reflectivity.

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OCIS Codes
(190.5970) Nonlinear optics : Semiconductor nonlinear optics including MQW
(230.5590) Optical devices : Quantum-well, -wire and -dot devices
(160.5293) Materials : Photonic bandgap materials

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: February 23, 2009
Revised Manuscript: March 30, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: April 1, 2009
Published: April 9, 2009

Citation
M. Werchner, M. Schafer, M. Kira, S. W. Koch, J. Sweet, J. D. Olitzky, J. Hendrickson, B. C. Richards, G. Khitrova, H. M. Gibbs, A. N. Poddubny, E. L. Ivchenko, M. Voronov, and M. Wegener, "One dimensional resonant Fibonacci quasicrystals: noncanonical linear and canonical nonlinear effects," Opt. Express 17, 6813-6828 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-8-6813


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