Optical studies of a high density electron-hole plasma iN PbTe

  • B. D. Schwartz
  • C. A. Huber
  • A. V. Nurmikko
4. Optics
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 152)


Ultrashort infrared laser pulse techniques have been applied to the study of transient high density electron-hole gas in PbTe. Time resolved data is discussed in terms of relaxation processes and dielectric contributions of the plasma.


Stimulate Raman Scattering Auger Recombination Total Luminescence Dielectric Contribution PbTe Film 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. D. Schwartz
    • 1
  • C. A. Huber
    • 1
  • A. V. Nurmikko
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of EngineeringBrown UniversityProvidenceUSA

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