Abstract

Electrons in an electrically biased superlattice execute Bloch oscillations (BO) at THz frequencies.1,2 The BOs can be tuned into resonance with other THz modes, such as plasmons and coherent longitudinal optical (LO) phonons. The coupling of BOs to such modes strongly affects the dephasing dynamics and thus the associated THz emission.

© 2001 Optical Society of America

PDF Article
More Like This
Coupled Bloch-phonon Oscillations in Biased InGaAs/lnAIAs Superlattices

M. Först, H. Kurz, T. Dekorsy, and R.P. Leavitt
QThF7 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (QELS) 2002

Bloch oscillations in an InGaAsP/InCaAsP superlattice

G. C. Cho, T. Dekorsy, H. J. Bakker, H. Roskos, H. Kurz, A. Kohl, and B. Opitz
QThG5 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (QELS) 1996

Bloch oscillations of excitonic and continuum states in superlattices

T. Dekorsy, P. Leisching, K. Köhler, and H. Kurz
QFB6 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (QELS) 1995

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an Optica member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access Optica Member Subscription