Line broadening caused by Coulomb carrier-carrier correlations and dynamics of carrier capture and emission in quantum dots

Alexander V Uskov, Ingibjörg Magnúsdóttir, Bjarne Tromborg, Jesper Mørk, R. Lang

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Abstract

Mechanisms of pure dephasing in quantum dots due to Coulomb correlations and the dynamics of carrier capture and emission are suggested, and a phenomenological model for the dephasing is developed. It is shown that, if the rates of these capture and emission processes are sufficiently high, significant homogeneous line broadening of the order of several meV can result.
Original languageEnglish
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Volume79
Issue number11
Pages (from-to)1679-1681
ISSN0003-6951
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2001

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