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Large-signal analysis of self-pulsating laser diodes
Author(s): Michael J. Adams; Chanjira Sinthanayothin
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Paper Abstract

A semi-analytical large-signal model has been developed for self-pulsation in laser diodes containing saturable absorbers. The model yields an explicit expression for the frequency of self-pulsation as a function of current and other device parameters. Predictions from the model are compared with the results of numerical simulations. Conditions for the regions of self-pulsation and bistability are also derived, and shown to be more general than those of previous treatments.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 June 1997
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2994, Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices V, (6 June 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.275638
Show Author Affiliations
Michael J. Adams, Univ. of Essex (United Kingdom)
Chanjira Sinthanayothin, Univ. of Essex (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2994:
Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices V
Marek Osinski; Weng W. Chow, Editor(s)

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