Inter-subband scattering and thermalization of electrons in quantum wells studied with mid-infrared femtosecond pulses

M. Woerner, S. Lutgen, R. A. Kaindl, T. Elsaesser, A. Hase, H. Künzel

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Abstract

The non-equilibrium dynamics of electrons in GaInAs/AlInAs quantum wells is studied after femtosecond inter-subband excitation (energy separation 200 meV). A n=2 lifetime of I ps is directly measured and non-equilibrium electron distribu tions up to 2 ps are observed in the n=1 subband.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)395-397
Number of pages3
JournalSpringer Series in Chemical Physics
Volume62
DOIs
StatePublished - 1996
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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