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Electron-hole asymmetry and two-state lasing in quantum dot lasers

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5 Author(s)
Viktorov, E.A. ; Opt. Nonlineaire Theorique, Univ. Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium ; Mandel, P. ; Tanguy, Y. ; Houlihan, J.
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We study two-state quantum dot lasing and show that the asymmetry in the thermal population redistribution breaks the symmetric dynamical evolution of the electron-hole pairs. This fully explains the transition from two-state to single-state lasing observed experimentally.

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Quantum Electronics Conference, 2005. EQEC '05. European

Date of Conference:

12-17 June 2005