Nonlinear effects in multi-photon polaritonics
Pervishko, A. A.
Liew, Timothy Chi Hin
Kovalev, V. M.
Savenko, I. G.
Shelykh, Ivan A.
Date of Issue2013
School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences
We consider theoretically nonlinear effects in a semiconductor quantum well embedded inside a photonic microcavity. Two-photon absorption by a 2p exciton state is considered and investigated; the matrix element of two-photon absorption is calculated. We compute the emission spectrum of the sample and demonstrate that under coherent pumping the nonlinearity of the two photon absorption process gives rise to bistability.
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