Abstract

We propose an asymmetric double AlGaAsGaAs quantum well structure with a common continuum to generate a large cross-phase modulation (XPM). It is found, owing to resonant tunneling, that a large XPM can be achieved with vanishing linear and two-photon absorptions.

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Appl. Phys. Lett. (1)

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[CrossRef]

Nature (1)

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[CrossRef]

Opt. Lett. (3)

Phys. Rev. (1)

U. Fano, Phys. Rev. 124, 1866 (1961).
[CrossRef]

Phys. Rev. B (2)

C. Yuan and K. Zhu, Phys. Rev. B 89, 052113 (2006).

H. Sun, S. Gong, Y. Niu, S. Jin, R. Li, and Z. Xu, Phys. Rev. B 74, 155314 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Phys. Rev. Lett. (10)

J. Wu, J. Gao, J. Xu, L. Silvestri, M. Artoni, G. C. La Rocca, and F. Bassani, Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 057401 (2005).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

S. E. Harris and L. V. Hau, Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 4611 (1999).
[CrossRef]

S. E. Harris and Y. Yamamoto, Phys. Rev. Lett. 81, 3611 (1998).
[CrossRef]

H. Kang and Y. Zhu, Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 093601 (2003).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Y.-F. Chen, C.-Y. Wang, S.-H. Wang, and I. A. Yu, Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 043603 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

M. C. Phillips and H. Wang, Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 183602 (2003).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

V. Balic, D. A. Braje, P. Kolchin, G. Y. Yin, and S. E. Harris, Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 183601 (2005).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

C. Ottaviani, D. Vitali, M. Artoni, F. Cataliotti, and P. Tombesi, Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 197902 (2003).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

M. Lukin and A. Imamoglu, Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 1419 (2000).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

S. E. Harris, Phys. Rev. Lett. 62, 1033 (1989).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Phys. Today (1)

S. E. Harris, Phys. Today 50(7), 36 (1997).
[CrossRef]

Quantum Semiclassic. Opt. (1)

D. Petrosyan, Quantum Semiclassic. Opt. 7, S141 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Other (2)

G. P. Agrawal, Nonlinear Fiber Optics, 3rd ed. (Academic, 2001).

P. Harrison, Quantum Wells, Wires and Dots, Theoretical and Computational Physics (Wiley, 2000).

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Figures (2)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Conduction subband of the asymmetric double QW.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Evolutions of Im [ χ ( 1 ) ] (dashed curve), Im [ χ XPM ( 3 ) ] (dashed–dotted curve), and Re [ χ XPM ( 3 ) ] (solid curve) versus the probe energy with η = 0.83 .

Equations (9)

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b ̇ 1 = i Ω p ( b 2 + q b 3 ) ,
b ̇ 2 = i ( Δ p + δ ) b 2 + i Ω p b 1 + i Ω s b 4 γ 2 b 2 + κ b 3 ,
b ̇ 3 = i ( Δ p δ ) b 3 + i q Ω p b 1 + i k Ω s b 4 γ 3 b 3 + κ b 2 ,
b ̇ 4 = i ( Δ p + Δ s ) b 4 + i Ω s ( b 2 + k b 3 ) γ 4 b 4 ,
χ ( 1 ) = 2 N μ 12 2 ε 0 χ ( 1 ) ,
χ XPM ( 3 ) = 2 N μ 12 2 μ 34 2 3 ε 0 χ XPM ( 3 ) ,
χ ( 1 ) = ( Δ p δ + i γ 3 ) + q 2 ( Δ p + δ + i γ 2 ) + 2 i q κ ( Δ p + δ + i γ 2 ) ( Δ p δ + i γ 3 ) + κ 2 ,
χ XPM ( 3 ) = 1 Δ p + Δ s + i γ 4 ( k q ) 2 ( Δ p + δ + i γ 2 ) ( Δ p δ + i γ 3 ) + κ 2 .
Φ XPM = n s σ s A γ 4 δ 2 Re [ χ XPM ( 3 ) ] ,

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