Multistability and high reflectance of a mono-layer of three-level quantum emitters with a doublet in the excited state
Akmullah State Pedagogical University of Bashkortostan, 450000 Ufa, Russia
2 Hertsen State Pedagogical University of Russia, 191186 St.-Petersburg, Russia
3 ZIAM, University of Groningen, Nijenborgh 4, 9747 AG Groningen, The Netherlands
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Published online: 25 October 2019
We study theoretically the nonlinear optical response of a mono-layer of three-level quantum emitters with a doublet in the excited state. It is shown that the layer’s response exhibits multistability. In a certain frequency range, the monolayer operates as a perfect bistable mirror.
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