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Numerical simulation of some optical bistability problems in semiconductor systems
Author(s): Yu. N. Karamzin; Sergey N. Polyakov; Vyacheslav A. Trofimov; I. G. Zakharova
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Paper Abstract

The interaction of optical radiation with a semiconductor is analyzed by means of a numerical simulation. Two-dimensional effects are discussed. The influence of heat conduction on longitudinal kinks formation is considered in detail. It is shown that temperature dependence of a charge carriers lifetime can lead to periodical oscillations of electron concentration and semiconductor temperature. An influence of light-induced charge carries on switching waves is discussed. The sphere of applicability for widely known models of thermal optical bistability is determined.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 December 1992
PDF: 17 pages
Proc. SPIE 1840, Transverse Patterns in Nonlinear Optics, (16 December 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.131801
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Yu. N. Karamzin, Moscow State Univ. (Russia)
Sergey N. Polyakov, Moscow State Univ. (Russia)
Vyacheslav A. Trofimov, Moscow State Univ. (Russia)
I. G. Zakharova, Moscow State Univ. (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1840:
Transverse Patterns in Nonlinear Optics

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