Quantum electron-hole droplets in GaAs quantum wells

Andrew E. Almand-Hunter, Hebin Li, Steven T. Cundiff, Martin Mootz, Mackillo Kira, Stephan W. Koch

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


We present evidence from transient-absorption spectra for quantum electron-holedroplets in GaAs quantum wells. Quantum droplets have a two-particle correlation func-tion characteristic of a liquid, but, unlike macroscopic droplets, have quantized binding energy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationQELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2014
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557529992, 9781557529992
StatePublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes
EventCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2014 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: Jun 8 2014Jun 13 2014

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


OtherCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2014
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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