Stimulated terahertz emission from excitons in Cu2O

Robert A. Kaindl, Rupert Huber, Ben A. Schmid, Y. Ron Shen, Daniel S. Chemla

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Abstract

Using ultrashort THz pulses we observe stimulated emission between internal energy levels of excitons. Emission occurs in Cu2O due to the 3p to 2s transition at 6.6 meV, with a cross section of 10-14 cm2.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationInternational Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, UP 2006
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)1557528101, 9781557528100
DOIs
StatePublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes
EventInternational Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, UP 2006 - Pacific Grove, CA, United States
Duration: Jul 31 2006Jul 31 2006

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherInternational Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, UP 2006
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityPacific Grove, CA
Period7/31/067/31/06

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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