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Measurement of resonant-mode blueshifts in quantum-dot vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers
Author(s): James A. Lott; Michael J. Noble; John P. Loehr; Nikolai N. Ledentsov; Victor M. Ustinov; Dieter Bimberg
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Paper Abstract

We experimentally investigate the modal properties of vertical cavity surface emitting lasers with vertically coupled quantum dot active regions. Etched air-post structures with aluminum-gallium-oxide apertures and aluminum-oxide distributed Bragg reflectors are electrically-pumped below the lasing threshold. The wavelengths of the resonant cavity modes are revealed by room temperature electroluminescence measurements. In concert with our earlier theoretical predictions, we find that the resonant cavity modes blueshift as the radius of the oxide aperture decreases.

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Date Published: 22 June 1998
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Proc. SPIE 3419, Optoelectronic Materials and Devices, 34190R (22 June 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.311011
Show Author Affiliations
James A. Lott, Air Force Institute of Technology (United States)
Michael J. Noble, Air Force Institute of Technology (United States)
John P. Loehr, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
Nikolai N. Ledentsov, Technical Univ. of Berlin (FRG) and A.F. Ioffe Physical Technical Institute (Germany)
Victor M. Ustinov, A.F. Ioffe Physical Technical Institute (Russia)
Dieter Bimberg, Technical Univ. of Berlin (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3419:
Optoelectronic Materials and Devices
Marek Osinski; Yan-Kuin Su, Editor(s)

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