Nonlinear optical properties of PbS and PbSe quantum dots

Gero Nootz, Lazaro A. Padilha, Scott Webster, David J. Hagan, Eric W.Van Stryland, Larissa Levina, Vlad Sukhovatkin, Edward H. Sargent

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We measure the size dependent two-photon absorption (2PA) and multi-exciton generation (MEG) efficiency in lead-salt quantum dots (QD). The results are discussed in view of the uniquely symmetric band structure of these materials.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationNonlinear Photonics, NP 2010
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557528964
StatePublished - 2010
EventNonlinear Photonics, NP 2010 - Karlsruhe, Germany
Duration: Jun 21 2010Jun 24 2010

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


ConferenceNonlinear Photonics, NP 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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