Optically pumped intersub-band emission in quantum wells

F. H. Julien*, A. Sa'ar, J. Wang, J. P. Leburton

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Abstract

Mid-infrared intersub-band emission is investigated in asymmetric coupled quantum wells. The authors predict that stimulated emission can occur between excited sub-bands under either intersub-band or band-to-band optical pumping when the energy separation between the ground and first excited sub-bands equals the LO phonon energy.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)838-839
Number of pages2
JournalElectronics Letters
Volume31
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - 11 May 1995

Keywords

  • Band structure
  • Semiconductor quantum wells
  • Stimulated emission

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