Optical alignment of excitons
Razbirin B. S. , Mushinskii V. P. , Karaman M. I., Starukhin A. N., Gamarts E. M.
Alignment of the excitons in a GaSe crystal was observed following excitation with linearly polarized light. The effect of a magnetic field on a system of aligned excitons was observed for the first time. The effective lifetimes of the exciton in the ground and excited states were measured.