Femtosecond intersubband dynamics of holes in p-type Si1-xGex/Si multiple quantum wells

R. A. Kaindl, M. Wurm, K. Reimann, M. Woerner, T. Elsaesser, C. Miesner, K. Brunner, G. Abstreiter

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Ultrafast hole dynamics in Si0.5Ge0.5/Si multiple quantum wells is studied with resonant excitation of the HH1 → HH2 heavy-hole intersubband transition. Pump-probe experiments with 150-fs mid-infrared pulses demonstrate intersubband scattering and thermalization on a subpicosecond timescale.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)369-371
Number of pages3
JournalSpringer Series in Chemical Physics
StatePublished - 2001
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry


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