Theory of Polarization-Dependent Four-Wave Mixing in Quantum Wells using the Optical Bloch Equations
Transient four-wave mixing (TFWM) experiments have been widely used to study the excitation dynamics of excitons in quantum wells . Recently is has been observed that TFWM signals, especially quantum beats between heavy-hole (hh) and light-hole (lh) excitons, strongly depend on the polarization of the incident laser pulses [2–6]. This dependence is presently being investigated.
KeywordsRabi Frequency Polarization Dependence Excitation Density Incident Laser Pulse Dephasing Rate
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