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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 13 — Jul. 1, 2013
  • pp: 15183–15194

Nonlinear effects in multi-photon polaritonics

A. A. Pervishko, T. C. H. Liew, V. M. Kovalev, I. G. Savenko, and I. A. Shelykh  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 13, pp. 15183-15194 (2013)

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We consider theoretically nonlinear effects in a semiconductor quantum well embedded inside a photonic microcavity. Two-photon absorption by a 2p exciton state is considered and investigated; the matrix element of two-photon absorption is calculated. We compute the emission spectrum of the sample and demonstrate that under coherent pumping the nonlinearity of the two photon absorption process gives rise to bistability.

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OCIS Codes
(190.1450) Nonlinear optics : Bistability
(190.4180) Nonlinear optics : Multiphoton processes

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: April 8, 2013
Revised Manuscript: May 25, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: May 27, 2013
Published: June 18, 2013

A. A. Pervishko, T. C. H. Liew, V. M. Kovalev, I. G. Savenko, and I. A. Shelykh, "Nonlinear effects in multi-photon polaritonics," Opt. Express 21, 15183-15194 (2013)

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