Share Email Print
cover

Proceedings Paper

Gain-current relation in CdZnSe single quantum well lasers: modeling and experiment
Author(s): Chia-Fu Hsu; Peter S. Zory; Michael A. Haase
Format Member Price Non-Member Price
PDF $14.40 $18.00
cover GOOD NEWS! Your organization subscribes to the SPIE Digital Library. You may be able to download this paper for free. Check Access

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.

Paper Details

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
Show Author Affiliations
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)

© SPIE. Terms of Use
Back to Top