Enhanced squeezing by absorption

  title={Enhanced squeezing by absorption},
  author={Peter Grunwald and Werner Vogel},
  journal={Physica Scripta},
Absorption is usually expected to be detrimental to quantum coherence effects. However, there have been few studies into the situation for complex absorption spectra. We consider the resonance fluorescence of excitons in a semiconductor quantum well. The creation of excitons requires absorption of the incoming pump-laser light. Thus, the absorption spectrum of the medium acts as a spectral filter for the emitted light. Surprisingly, absorption can even improve quantum effects, as is… 
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