Magnetic and Electric Field Effects in Semiconductor Quantum Microcavity Structures

  • T. A. Fisher
  • A. M. Afshar
  • D. M. Whittaker
  • M. S. Skolnick
  • P. Kinsler
  • J. S. Roberts
  • G. Hill
  • M. A. Pate
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Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSE, volume 324)

Abstract

The effects of magnetic and electric field on the vacuum Rabi exciton-photon coupling in semiconductor quantum microcavity structures are presented. A number of phenomena are described including marked increase (decrease) of the vacuum Rabi coupling in external magnetic (electric) field due to the increased (decreased) exciton oscillator strength, exciton Zeeman splitting, and unusual linewidth narrowing effects attributed to motional narrowing.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. A. Fisher
    • 1
  • A. M. Afshar
    • 1
  • D. M. Whittaker
    • 1
  • M. S. Skolnick
    • 1
  • P. Kinsler
    • 1
  • J. S. Roberts
    • 2
  • G. Hill
    • 2
  • M. A. Pate
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of SheffieldSheffieldUK
  2. 2.Department of Electronic and Electrical EngineeringUniversity of SheffieldSheffieldUK

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