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Coulomb enhancement CdZnSe single quantum well lasers
Author(s): Chia-Fu Hsu; Peter S. Zory; Paul C. T. Rees; Michael A. Haase
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Paper Abstract

Data showing the dependence of lasing wavelength on cavity length for CdZnSe single quantum well, buried ridgeguide lasers is presented. The `slope' of the data is opposite in sign to the slope calculated from conventional theory which includes carrier scattering and bandgap renormalization. The calculated slope with Coulomb enhancement included in the model has the correct sign and the correct magnitude to within 30%. Using the Coulomb enhanced model, the key spectral features reported as evidence for an excitonic gain mechanism in room temperature CdZnSe quantum well lasers are reproduced.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 May 1997
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 3001, In-Plane Semiconductor Lasers: from Ultraviolet to Midinfrared, (2 May 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.273778
Show Author Affiliations
Chia-Fu Hsu, Univ. of Florida (United States)
Peter S. Zory, Univ. of Florida (United States)
Paul C. T. Rees, Univ. of Wales (United States)
Michael A. Haase, 3M Co. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3001:
In-Plane Semiconductor Lasers: from Ultraviolet to Midinfrared
Hong K. Choi; Peter S. Zory, Editor(s)

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