Low Temperature Physics: 37, 179 (2011); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3570931 (9 pages)
Fizika Nizkikh Temperatur: Volume 37, Number 3 (March 2011), p. 229-239    ( to contents , go back )

Bose-Einstein condensation of dipolar excitons in lateral traps

V.B. Timofeev, A.V. Gorbunov

Institute of Solid State Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, 142432 Chernogolovka, Russia
E-mail: timofeev@issp.ac.ru

D.A. Demin

Moscow Physical and Engineering Institute Institutcki lan.9, Dolgoprudnii Moscow region, 141700, Russia
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Received September 24, 2010


The phase diagram of Bose-Einstein condensation (BEC) is measured for dipolar excitons accumulated in a lateral electrostatic trap. The spatially periodic luminescent patterns of excitonic Bose condensate are shown to exhibit a critical dependence on pumping and temperature. Coherence of luminescence light under conditions of BEC of dipolar excitons is studied by direct measurements of both 1st- and 2nd-order correlators at variation of pumping intensity and temperature. The obtained results indicate a large-scale coherence of the excitonic condensate.

PACS: 73.21.Fg Quantum wells.

Key words: Bose condensation, spatially-indirect excitons, large-scale coherence, amplitude- and intensitycorrelators.

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