Polarisation dichroism of nonlinear refraction in zinc-blende semiconductors

D. C. Hutchings, B. S. Wherrett

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Abstract

All tensor components of the nonlinear refraction of three zinc-blende structure semiconductors, InSb, GaAs and ZnSe are calculated over the spectral range below the band edge (0 < h {combining short solidus overlay}? < Eg), within the Kane four-band model. The resulting linear/circular dichroism is shown to be closely a universal function of h {combining short solidus overlay}?/Eg. Kleinmann symmetry is obeyed only in the zero-frequency limit. © 1994.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)507-512
Number of pages6
JournalOptics Communications
Volume111
Issue number5-6
Publication statusPublished - 15 Oct 1994

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Polarisation dichroism of nonlinear refraction in zinc-blende semiconductors'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this

    Hutchings, D. C., & Wherrett, B. S. (1994). Polarisation dichroism of nonlinear refraction in zinc-blende semiconductors. Optics Communications, 111(5-6), 507-512.