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Model of VCSEL with two transverse modes with transport
Author(s): M. S. Torre; Hector F. Ranea-Sandoval
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Paper Abstract

We present numerical results from a model of a VCSEL operating in two modes, including the diffusion of carriers. The main conclusion is that the small-signal Modulation Response Function presents peaks corresponding to the resonances of the modes. This function display a more or less pronounced interference if the modes are competing for the same carrier reservoir for which the size of the device is fundamental to determine the overlap between the modal distribution of the field and the carrier distribution into the active region. Results including also transport and capture are similar. Typical evolution of the photon output of both modes displays typical competence traces.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 July 1999
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 3749, 18th Congress of the International Commission for Optics, (19 July 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.354868
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M. S. Torre, Univ. Nacional del Ctr. de la Provincia de Buenos Aires (Argentina)
Hector F. Ranea-Sandoval, Univ. Nacional del Ctr. de la Provincia de Buenos Aires (Argentina)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3749:
18th Congress of the International Commission for Optics
Alexander J. Glass; Joseph W. Goodman; Milton Chang; Arthur H. Guenther; Toshimitsu Asakura, Editor(s)

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