Soliton — Polariton Interaction Near an Excitonic Resonance in Semiconductors

  • Irina B. Talanina
  • Michael A. Collins
  • Vladimir M. Agranovich
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 340)


Basic linear and nonlinear optical properties and dynamics of elementary excitations in bulk semiconductors have been reviewed in several lectures (L.Andreani, R.Ulbrich). Here we discuss a novel subject of interest — the nonlinear resonant interaction between polariton solitons and other polariton waves in semiconductor crystals.


Wave Packet Soliton Solution Spatial Dispersion Kerr Nonlinearity Discrete Energy Level 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Irina B. Talanina
    • 1
  • Michael A. Collins
    • 1
  • Vladimir M. Agranovich
    • 2
  1. 1.Research School of ChemistryAustralian National UniversityCanberraAustralia
  2. 2.Institute of SpectroscopyRussian Academy of SciencesTroitsk, Moscow regionRussia

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