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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 13 — Jun. 20, 2011
  • pp: 11944–11950

Influence of quantum coherence on propagation of a pulsed light in a triple quantum well

Aixi Chen  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 13, pp. 11944-11950 (2011)

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In a triple semiconductor quantum well structure coupled by two external fields, we investigate the influence of atomic coherence induced by external fields and decay interference on the absorption and dispersion of a weak pulsed light, and slow light can be achieved in this system. Quantum well structure behaves as “artificial atom” and its advantage of easy integration makes it has some practical applications.

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OCIS Codes
(270.1670) Quantum optics : Coherent optical effects
(250.5590) Optoelectronics : Quantum-well, -wire and -dot devices

ToC Category:
Quantum Optics

Original Manuscript: March 7, 2011
Revised Manuscript: April 19, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: May 27, 2011
Published: June 6, 2011

Aixi Chen, "Influence of quantum coherence on propagation of a pulsed light in a triple quantum well," Opt. Express 19, 11944-11950 (2011)

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