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Giant optical nonlinearity cancellation in quantum wells

  title={Giant optical nonlinearity cancellation in quantum wells},
  author={Sarah Houver and A. Lebreton and T. A. S. Pereira and G. Xu and Raffaele Colombelli and Iman Kundu and Lianhe H. Li and Edmund H. Linfield and A. Giles Davies and Juliette Mangeney and Jerome Tignon and Robson Ferreira and Sukhdeep S Dhillon},
  journal={arXiv: Optics},
Second-order optical nonlinearities can be greatly enhanced by orders of magnitude in resonantly excited nanostructures, theoretically predicted and experimentally investigated in a variety of semiconductor systems. These resonant nonlinearities continually attract attention, particularly in newly discovered materials, but tend not to be as efficient as currently predicted. This limits their exploitation in frequency conversion. Here, we present a clear-cut theoretical and experimental… 

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