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Model of an inhomogeneously pumped semiconductor optical amplifier operating to produce wavelength conversion from 1.3um-1.5um
Author(s): Robert Noyes; Jayanta Sarma; I. Middlemast
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Paper Abstract

A comprehensive, time dependent model of a semiconductor laser/amplifier is applied to such a device, inhomogeneously pumped, operating near Fabry-Perot resonance to produce wavelength conversion. The model includes spontaneous emission as a function of wavelength and carrier density, with photon density and carrier density functions of cavity length. Results indicate theoretical operating range for signal wavelengths and powers and comparison is made with experimentally obtained data.

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Date Published: 2 May 1994
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2150, Design, Simulation, and Fabrication of Optoelectronic Devices and Circuits, (2 May 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.175014
Show Author Affiliations
Robert Noyes, Univ. of Bath (United Kingdom)
Jayanta Sarma, Univ. of Bath (United Kingdom)
I. Middlemast, Univ. of Bath (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2150:
Design, Simulation, and Fabrication of Optoelectronic Devices and Circuits
Mario Nicola Armenise, Editor(s)

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