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Gain-current relation in CdZnSe single quantum well lasers: modeling and experiment
Author(s): Chia-Fu Hsu; Peter S. Zory; Michael A. Haase
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Paper Abstract

Optical gain and spontaneous emission spectra are calculated for CdZnSe/ZnSSe single quantum well (QW) structures at room temperature with various many-body effects taken into account. It is found that Coulomb enhancement has a large effect on the gain-current relation derived from these spectra. When Coulomb enhancement is ignored, values of threshold current at various cavity lengths are overestimated by about 40 to 50% compared with the measured threshold currents. Good agreement with experiment is reached when Coulomb enhancement is included in the calculation.

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Date Published: 7 April 1998
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 3284, In-Plane Semiconductor Lasers: from Ultraviolet to Mid-Infrared II, (7 April 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.304437
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Chia-Fu Hsu, Univ. of Florida (United States)
Peter S. Zory, Univ. of Florida (United States)
Michael A. Haase, 3M Co. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3284:
In-Plane Semiconductor Lasers: from Ultraviolet to Mid-Infrared II
Hong K. Choi; Peter S. Zory, Editor(s)

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