THz Electro-absorption Effect in Quantum Dots

Dmitry Turchinovich, Boris S. Monozon, Daniil A. Livshits, Edik U. Rafailov, Matthias C. Hoffmann

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Instantaneous electro-absorption effect in quantum dots, induced by electric field of THz pulse with 3 THz bandwidth is demonstrated in THz pump - optical probe experiment. This effect may be promising for Tbit/s wireless transmission systems.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of CLEO:2011
PublisherOptical Society of America
Publication date2011
Publication statusPublished - 2011
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2011 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: 1 May 20116 May 2011


ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2011
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Internet address


  • Modulation
  • Terahertz spectroscopy
  • Ultrafast nonlinear optics
  • Ultrafast spectroscopy
  • Radio frequency photonics
  • Optical communications


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