Elastic LO-phonon scattering as an efficient mechanism of dephasing and homogeneous broadening in quantum dots

Alexander V. Uskov, Bjarne Tromborg, Antti-Pekka Jauho, Jesper Mørk, R Lang

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The spectral linewidth of optical transitions in quantum dots is shown to be strongly broadened by elastic scattering of LO phonons on the confined carriers. The scattering does not excite the carriers but results in a large dephasing rate.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationQELS 2000 Technical Digest
Place of PublicationWashington DC
PublisherOptical Society of America
Publication date2000
Publication statusPublished - 2000
Event2000 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference - San Francisco, CA, United States
Duration: 7 May 200011 May 2000


Conference2000 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference
CountryUnited States
CitySan Francisco, CA
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