""We present an energy-balance model of the electronic intersubband relaxation in optically excited n-type Ge\\\/SiGe quantum wells with absorption resonance in the THz range. To this aim, the energy relaxation rates of the electron system due to the interactions with both non-polar optical and acoustic phonons are calculated. The time dependence of the relative dierential transmission is also evaluated and compared with experimental data from recent pump-probe measurements. The energy relaxation rates due to acoustic and optical phonon are investigated for different electron temperatures, set by the pump beam intensity. We \\ffind that the relaxation dynamics strongly depends on the intersubband energy spacing when this is close to the optical phonon energy. Finally, our results evidence that in this material system the time dependence of the depolarization shift may have a strong influence on the relative differential transmission signal.""

Virgilio M, Grosso G, Pizzi G, De Seta M, Capellini G, & Ortolani M (2012). Modeling picosecond electron dynamics of pump-probe intersubband spectroscopy in n-type Ge/SiGe quantum wells. PHYSICAL REVIEW. B, CONDENSED MATTER AND MATERIALS PHYSICS, 86 [10.1103/PhysRevB.86.205317].

Modeling picosecond electron dynamics of pump-probe intersubband spectroscopy in n-type Ge/SiGe quantum wells

DE SETA, Monica;CAPELLINI, GIOVANNI;
2012

Abstract

""We present an energy-balance model of the electronic intersubband relaxation in optically excited n-type Ge\\\/SiGe quantum wells with absorption resonance in the THz range. To this aim, the energy relaxation rates of the electron system due to the interactions with both non-polar optical and acoustic phonons are calculated. The time dependence of the relative dierential transmission is also evaluated and compared with experimental data from recent pump-probe measurements. The energy relaxation rates due to acoustic and optical phonon are investigated for different electron temperatures, set by the pump beam intensity. We \\ffind that the relaxation dynamics strongly depends on the intersubband energy spacing when this is close to the optical phonon energy. Finally, our results evidence that in this material system the time dependence of the depolarization shift may have a strong influence on the relative differential transmission signal.""
Virgilio M, Grosso G, Pizzi G, De Seta M, Capellini G, & Ortolani M (2012). Modeling picosecond electron dynamics of pump-probe intersubband spectroscopy in n-type Ge/SiGe quantum wells. PHYSICAL REVIEW. B, CONDENSED MATTER AND MATERIALS PHYSICS, 86 [10.1103/PhysRevB.86.205317].
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