Non-Equilibrium Dynamics of Semiconductors and Nanostructures

Kong-Thon Tsen Arizona State University
Non-Equilibrium Dynamics of Semiconductors and Nanostructures
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11/1/2005 CRC
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Nanostructures 9781574446968
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The advent of the femto-second laser has enabled us to observe phenomena at the atomic timescale. One area to reap enormous benefits from this ability is ultrafast dynamics. Collecting the works of leading experts from around the globe, Non-Equilibrium Dynamics of Semiconductors and Nanostructures surveys recent developments in a variety of areas in ultrafast dynamics.

In eight authoritative chapters illustrated by more than 150 figures, this book spans a broad range of new techniques and advances. It begins with a review of spin dynamics in a high-mobility two-dimensional electron gas, followed by the generation, propagation, and nonlinear properties of high-amplitude, ultrashort strain solitons in solids. The discussion then turns to nonlinear optical properties of nanoscale artificial dielectrics, optical properties of GaN self-assembled quantum dots, and optical studies of carrier dynamics and non-equilibrium optical phonons in nitride-based semiconductors. Rounding out the presentation, the book examines ultrafast non-equilibrium electron dynamics in metal nanoparticles, monochromatic acoustic phonons in GaAs, and electromagnetically induced transparency in semiconductor quantum wells.

With its pedagogical approach and practical, up-to-date coverage, Non-Equilibrium Dynamics of Semiconductors and Nanostructures allows you to easily put the material into practice, whether you are a seasoned researcher or new to the field.

Table of Contents

Spin Evolution in a High-Mobility, Two-Dimensional Electron Gas. High-Amplitude, Ultrashort Strain Solitons in Solids. Nonlinear Optical Properties of Artificial Dielectrics in the Nano-Scale. Optical Properties of Hexagonal and Cubic GaN Self-Assembled Quantum Dots. Ultrafast Non-Equilibrium Electron Dynamics in Metal Nanoparticles. Generation and Propagation of Monochromatic Acoustic Phonons in Gallium Arsenide. Optical Studies of Carrier Dynamics and Non-Equilibrium Optical Phonons in Nitride-Based Semiconductors. Electromagnetically Induced Transparency in Semiconductor Quantum Wells. Index.


Contributor Harley, Richard, University of Southampton, UK Contributor Muskens, Otto Lambert, University of Utrecht, Netherlands Contributor Grebel, H., New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, USA Contributor Cho, Yong-Hoon, Chungbuk National University, Korea Contributor Vallee, Fabrice, University Bordeaux, Talence, France Contributor Kent, Anthony J., University of Nottingham, UK Contributor Wang, Hailin, University of Oregon, Eugene, USA Contributor Dijkhuis, Jaap I., University of Utrecht, Netherlands Contributor Dang, Le Si, Universite J. Fourier, Saint Martin d'Heres, France Contributor Stanton, Nicola M., University of Nottingham, UK Editor 1 Tsen, Kong-Thon, Arizona State University, Tempe, USA
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  • - Collects recent developments across a broad range of areas of ultrafast dynamics, exploring new technologies
  • - Presents each topic in a tutorial manner for maximum clarity and effortless application of the material
  • - Comprises the work of leading researchers in their respective specialties from around the world
  • - Includes more than 150 illustrations to elucidate the discussion