Theory of Resonance Enhanced Optical Nonlinearities in Semiconductors


The optical nonlinearities of semiconductors enhanced by one- and two-photon excitonic resonances are treated in a unified theory. Illustrations for the resulting nonlinear absorption and dispersion spectra are given for InSb, GaAs and CuCl.


Dielectric Function Nonlinear Absorption Optical Bistability Linear Response Regime Cuprous Halide 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Haug
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Theoretische PhysikUniversität FrankfurtFrankfurt-MainFed. Rep. Germany

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