Optically driving the radiative Auger transition

  title={Optically driving the radiative Auger transition},
  author={Clemens Spinnler and Liang-Jun Zhai and Giang N. Nguyen and Julian Ritzmann and Andreas Dirk Wieck and Arne Ludwig and Alisa Javadi and Doris E. Reiter and Paweł Machnikowski and Richard John Warburton and Matthias Christian L{\"o}bl},
  journal={Nature Communications},
In a radiative Auger process, optical decay leaves other carriers in excited states, resulting in weak red-shifted satellite peaks in the emission spectrum. The appearance of radiative Auger in the emission directly leads to the question if the process can be inverted: simultaneous photon absorption and electronic demotion. However, excitation of the radiative Auger transition has not been shown, neither on atoms nor on solid-state quantum emitters. Here, we demonstrate the optical driving of… 
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