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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 30, Iss. 20 — Oct. 15, 2005
  • pp: 2790–2792

Distortionless light pulse delay in quantum-well Bragg structures

Z. S. Yang, N. H. Kwong, R. Binder, and Arthur L. Smirl  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 30, Issue 20, pp. 2790-2792 (2005)

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We describe a reflection scheme that allows Bragg-spaced semiconductor quantum wells to be used to trap, store, and release light. We study the temporal and spectral distortion of delayed light pulses and show that this geometry allows multibit delays and offers a high degree of distortion compensation.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.5970) Nonlinear optics : Semiconductor nonlinear optics including MQW
(320.7130) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast processes in condensed matter, including semiconductors

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

Z. S. Yang, N. H. Kwong, R. Binder, and Arthur L. Smirl, "Distortionless light pulse delay in quantum-well Bragg structures," Opt. Lett. 30, 2790-2792 (2005)

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