Non-linear optical properties of two dimensional quantum well structures

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2006
Ağanoğlu, Ruzin
In this work optical properties of two dimensional quantum well structures are studied. Variational calculation of the eigenstates in an isolated quantum well structure with and without the external electrical field is presented. At weak fields a quadratic Stark shift is found whose magnitude depends strongly on the finite well depth. It is observed that under external electrical field, the asymmetries due to lack of inversion symmetry leads to higher order nonlinear optical effects such as second order optical polarization and second order optical susceptibility.

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R. Ağanoğlu, “Non-linear optical properties of two dimensional quantum well structures,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2006.