Impact of Low-Dimensional Physics on Optical and Optoelectronic Devices

Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSE, volume 226)


The impact of quantum wells on optical and optoelectronic devices is by now well-established as can be found in numerous reviews1-6. We wish to concentrate in these notes on the most basic aspects of quantum wells and lower-dimensional systems, leaving detailed descriptions of applications to other authors in this volume. As most of the material exists in other forms7, we shall only stress the basic points, referring the reader to more detailed sources elsewhere.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laboratoire Central de Recherches Thomson CSFDomaine de CorbevilleOrsayFrance

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