Semiconductor Cavity Quantum Electrodynamics
Springer Science & Business Media, Sep 27, 2000 - Technology & Engineering - 156 pages
Recent advances in semiconductor technology have made it possible to fabricate microcavity structures in which both photon fields and electron-hole pairs (or excitons) are confined in a small volume comparable to their wavelength. The radiative properties of the electron-hole pairs and excitons are modified owing to the drastic change in the structure of the electromagnetic-field modes. This book is the first to give a comprehensive account of the theory of semiconductor cavity quantum electrodynamics for such systems in the weak-coupling and strong-coupling regimes. The important concepts are presented, together with relevant, recent experimental results.
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2 Microcavity Exciton Polaritons
3 Biexcitonic Effects in Microcavities
4 Resonant Tunneling into Exciton and Polariton States
5 Competition Between Photon Lasing and Exciton Lasing
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