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  • Vol. 19, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 1994
  • pp: 816–818

Electric-field-induced quantum coherence of the intersubband transition in semiconductor quantum wells

Yang Zhao, Danhong Huang, and Cunkai Wu  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 19, Issue 11, pp. 816-818 (1994)

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An intense coherent laser field couples two electron subbands in quantum wells. Using generalized self-consistent density functional theory, we study the nature of the Coulomb and light-induced electronic renormalization. We show electric-field-induced transparency and light amplification without population inversion of a weak probe beam in such a system. The effects of the pump field strength, electron density, and δ-doping position are investigated.

© 1994 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: December 2, 1993
Published: June 1, 1994

Yang Zhao, Danhong Huang, and Cunkai Wu, "Electric-field-induced quantum coherence of the intersubband transition in semiconductor quantum wells," Opt. Lett. 19, 816-818 (1994)

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