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Theoretical Studies of Optical Excitation, Quantum Transport, and Ultrafast Carrier-Scattering Dynamics

Location

Space Vehicles Directorate, RV/Space and Planetary Sciences

RO# Location
13.40.01.B6640 Kirtland Air Force Base, NM 871175776

Advisers

Name E-mail Phone
Huang, Danhong danhong.huang@us.af.mil 505.846.5788

Description

Research involves theoretical studies and numerical calculations of optical excitation, quantum transport, strong interaction of light with matters, and ultrafast dynamics of carrier scattering in low-dimensional semiconductor systems such as quantum well, quantum wire, and quantum dots. For optical excitations, the research will focus on many-body effects on absorption and photoluminescence spectra. For nonlinear quantum transports, the research will center on effects of elastic scattering, inelastic phonon scattering, and electron-electron scattering on conductances and thermo-electric powers of electrons. For strong interaction of light with matters, the research will emphasize the effects of electronic quantum interference, photonic-crystal cavity and surface-plasmon polariton on nonlinear optics. For ultrafast dynamics of carrier scattering, the research will focus on quantum kinetics, time-resolved optical spectra, laser damage, and photoluminescence cooling. Research interests will mainly focus on semiconductor physics, including optoelectronics, electronics, and electromagnetics as well as new materials such as graphene and topological insulator.

 

References

Huang DH, et al: Optics Express 22: 27576, 2014

Huang DH, et al: Physical Review B 83: 115405, 2011

Huang DH, et al: Physical Review B 79: 155308, 2009

Huang DH, et al: Physical Review B 78: 035206, 2008

Lyo, et al: Physical Review B 73: 205336, 2006

Huang DH et al: Physical Review B 69: 075214, 2004

 

Keywords:
Condensed-matter physics; Many-body effect; Quantum well, wire dot; Semiconductor; Carrier scattering; Quantum transport; Theoretical study; Optical spectrum; Light-matter interaction;

Eligibility

Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral and Senior applicants
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