ITQW07 The Ninth International Conference on Intersubband Transitions in Quantum Wells
Sunday 9th-Friday 14th September 2007
Ambleside, Cumbria, U.K.

Scientific Topics

elctron microscope photograph of a qcl

Physics and Fundamental Properties

Intersubband and intersublevel transitions; theoretical studies, optical and electronic characterisation.

Novel materials

Group IV, magnetic, wide-bandgap, Sb-based, advanced low dimensional semiconductors, new computational tools and novel design ideas

Mid-infrared and THz detectors

Quantum well infrared photodetectors (QWIPs), quantum dot infrared photodetectors (QDIPs), non-linear detectors, high sensitivity or phase sensitive detectors, single photon detection and detector arrays from intersubband and intersublevel transitions.

Mid-infrared and THz sources

Theory, design, growth, fabrication, optical and electronic structure characterisation of quantum cascade lasers, optically pumped intersubband/intersublevel lasers


Near-, mid- and far-infrared (terahertz) sensing and imaging, free space communications