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Dynamic response of a multiple quantum well laser as a three-level system
Author(s): Alberto de Deus Sarmento; Mario F. S. Ferreira
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Paper Abstract

The dynamic response of a multiple-quantum well (MQW) laser is investigated assuming that it can possess multiple levels. The results reveal that the lowest heavy-hole and the lowest light-hole transitions are dominant. In the low-power range the heavy-hole transition dominates, while in the high-power range there is a mixing of the heavy-hole and the light- hole transitions. In the last case the frequency response is improved and it can be correctly predicted only treating the MQW as a three-level system.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 June 1995
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2399, Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices III, (19 June 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.212500
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Alberto de Deus Sarmento, Instituto Superior Tecnico (Portugal)
Mario F. S. Ferreira, Univ. de Aveiro (Portugal)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2399:
Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices III
Marek Osinski; Weng W. Chow, Editor(s)

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