Il Nuovo Cimento D

, Volume 17, Issue 11–12, pp 1651–1656 | Cite as

Theory of exciton-polariton effects for a double quantum well in a microcavity

  • G. Panzarini
  • L. C. Andreani


We study excitons in double quantum wells (DQWs) embedded in a semiconductor microcavity (MC) by means of semi-classical theory, which yields analytic results in weak- and strong-coupling regimes. We show how to obtain subpicosecond radiative lifetime for the excitons. A model for disorder is investigated.

PACS 71.35

Excitons and related phenomena (including electron-hole drops) 

PACS 71.36

Polaritons (including photon-phonon and photon-magnon interactions) 

PACS 78.66.Fd

III–V semiconductors 

PACS 42.50.Fx

Cooperative phenomena superradiance and superfluorescence 

PACS 01.30.Cc

Conference proceedings 


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© Società Italiana di Fisica 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Panzarini
    • 1
  • L. C. Andreani
    • 2
  1. 1.INFM-Dipartimento di FisicaUniversità di MilanoMilanoItaly
  2. 2.INFM-Dipartimento di Fisica «A. Volta»Università di PaviaPaviaItaly

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