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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 4 — Feb. 15, 2004
  • pp: 367–369

Enhanced terahertz bistability in a nonlinear Fabry-Perot resonator with n-type quantum wells

Adriano A. Batista and D. S. Citrin  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 29, Issue 4, pp. 367-369 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.29.000367


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Abstract

The intrinsic bistable terahertz response of intersubband plasmons in wide n -type δ -doped quantum wells is predicted to be enhanced by a resonant Fabry–Perot cavity. With a simple low- Q resonator, the threshold for bistability is decreased by a factor of 2–3 compared with that for bare multiple quantum wells.

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OCIS Codes
(190.1450) Nonlinear optics : Bistability
(190.5970) Nonlinear optics : Semiconductor nonlinear optics including MQW

Citation
Adriano A. Batista and D. S. Citrin, "Enhanced terahertz bistability in a nonlinear Fabry-Perot resonator with n-type quantum wells," Opt. Lett. 29, 367-369 (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-29-4-367


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