Many-Body Theory of Coherent Optical Effects in Semiconductors

  • R. Binder
  • Y. Z. Hu
  • A. Knorr
  • M. Lindberg
  • S. W. Koch
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 330)


An overview of the physics and the microscopic theory of coherent light-matter interaction in semiconductors and semiconductor heterostructures is presented. After an introduction of the basic concepts, a series of ultrafast coherent phenomena is reviewed, including the optical Stark effect, photon echoes, Rabi oscillations, quantum beats, multi-wave mixing, and pulse propagation effects.


Pump Pulse Probe Pulse Rabi Oscillation Quantum Beat Photon Echo 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Binder
    • 1
  • Y. Z. Hu
    • 1
  • A. Knorr
    • 1
  • M. Lindberg
    • 1
  • S. W. Koch
    • 1
  1. 1.Optical Sciences Center and Physics DepartmentUniversity of ArizonaTucsonUSA

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