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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 11 — May. 21, 2012
  • pp: 11694–11699

Proposal for the momentum-resolved and time-resolved optical measurement of the current distribution in semiconductors

Jiang-Tao Liu, Fu-Hai Su, Xin-Hua Deng, and Hai Wang  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 11, pp. 11694-11699 (2012)

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The two-color optical coherence absorption spectrum (QUIC-AB) of semiconductors in the presence of a charge current is investigated. We find that the QUIC-AB depends strongly not only on the amplitude of the electron current but also on the direction of the electron current. Thus, the amplitude and the angular distribution of current in semiconductors can be detected directly in real time with the QUIC-AB.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4720) Nonlinear optics : Optical nonlinearities of condensed matter
(300.6470) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, semiconductors
(320.7110) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: April 11, 2012
Revised Manuscript: May 3, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: May 3, 2012
Published: May 8, 2012

Jiang-Tao Liu, Fu-Hai Su, Xin-Hua Deng, and Hai Wang, "Proposal for the momentum-resolved and time-resolved optical measurement of the current distribution in semiconductors," Opt. Express 20, 11694-11699 (2012)

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