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Light-polarization and intensity dependence of higher-order nonlinearities in excitonic FWM signals

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A theory-experiment comparison for the intensity and polarization dependence of spectrally resolved transient four-wave-mixing signals is presented for a ZnSe single quantum well. Results for high intensities deviate from a simple model based on the optical Bloch equations for a five-level system whereas a microscopic theory for coherent excitonic and biexcitonic nonlinearities shows excellent agreement.

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Received: 8 July 2004, Published online: 14 December 2004

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71.35.-y Excitons and related phenomena - 78.47. + p Time-resolved optical spectroscopies and other ultrafast optical measurements in condensed matter

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Buck, M., Wischmeier, L., Schumacher, S. et al. Light-polarization and intensity dependence of higher-order nonlinearities in excitonic FWM signals. Eur. Phys. J. B 42, 175–180 (2004). https://doi.org/10.1140/epjb/e2004-00369-4

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Keywords

  • Spectroscopy
  • Neural Network
  • State Physics
  • High Intensity
  • Complex System