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Polarization multistability of cavity polaritons

Gippius, N.A., Shelykh, I.A., Solnyshkov, D.D., Gavrilov, S.S., Rubo, Yuri G., Kavokin, A. V., Tikhodeev, S. G. and Malpuech, G (2007) Polarization multistability of cavity polaritons Physical Review Letters, 98, (23), p. 236401. (doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.98.236401).

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Abstract

New effects of polarization multistability and polarization hysteresis in a coherently driven polariton system in a semiconductor microcavity are predicted and theoretically analyzed. The multistability arises due to polarization-dependent polariton-polariton interactions and can be revealed in polarization resolved photoluminescence experiments. The pumping power required to observe this effect is 4 orders of magnitude lower than the characteristic pumping power in conventional bistable optical systems.

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Published date: 8 June 2007

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Local EPrints ID: 57274
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/57274
ISSN: 0031-9007
PURE UUID: 955fce79-0a68-489a-9e63-c4abed51f5b4

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Date deposited: 13 Aug 2008
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 14:29

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Author: N.A. Gippius
Author: I.A. Shelykh
Author: D.D. Solnyshkov
Author: S.S. Gavrilov
Author: Yuri G. Rubo
Author: A. V. Kavokin
Author: S. G. Tikhodeev
Author: G Malpuech

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