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VENUS: a comprehensive electro-thermo-opto VCSEL simulator
Author(s): Alberto Tibaldi; Francesco Bertazzi; Michele Goano; Markus Daubenschüz; Rainer Michalzik; Pierluigi Debernardi
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Paper Abstract

The operation of vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers (VCSELs) results from the interplay among different physical mechanisms. For this reason, even a basic VCSEL model must address the coupling of electrical injection, stimulated/spontaneous emission and optical resonances, without disregarding the strong thermal effects affecting each of these models, leading to the need of an entangled multiphysical description. With the aim to fill the present gap of advanced comprehensive VCSEL models, in this work we present our VCSEL electro-opto-thermal numerical simulator (VENUS). The paper describes the VENUS constitutive blocks and their coupling strategy. The model is then validated by comparing the most significant lasing features with experimental results.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 February 2019
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 10912, Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices XXVII, 109120G (26 February 2019); doi: 10.1117/12.2515301
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Alberto Tibaldi, Politecnico di Torino (Italy)
Francesco Bertazzi, Politecnico di Torino (Italy)
Michele Goano, Politecnico di Torino (Italy)
Markus Daubenschüz, Philips GmbH U-L-M Photonics (Germany)
Rainer Michalzik, Univ. Ulm (Germany)
Pierluigi Debernardi, Politecnico di Torino (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10912:
Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices XXVII
Bernd Witzigmann; Marek Osiński; Yasuhiko Arakawa, Editor(s)

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