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Radiation oscillation processes in quantum-well heterolasers
Author(s): Valerii K. Kononenko; Ivan S. Manak; Alexander A. Afonenko
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Paper Abstract

The transient radiation oscillation process and generation instabilities in quantum-well laser systems are investigated in detail. A novel type of laser with quantum-well layers of various thickness is considered. The conditions for lasing switching with increasing the excitation current and for regular optical pulse generation have been determined. The calculations have been performed for the GaAs-AlGaAs system. The developed mathematical models and rate equations can be used to describe dynamics of laser action in quantum-well systems on other materials too.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 1993
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2039, Chaos in Optics, (1 December 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.164785
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Valerii K. Kononenko, Stepanov Institute of Physics (Belarus)
Ivan S. Manak, Lenin Byelorussian State Univ. (Belarus)
Alexander A. Afonenko, Lenin Byelorussian State Univ. (Belarus)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2039:
Chaos in Optics
Rajarshi Roy, Editor(s)

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