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Comparison between TE- and TM-mode spontaneous emission in quantum well vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers
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Paper Abstract

Based on the vacuum field in a quantum well vertical cavity surface emitting laser and the state of electron in a quantum well, the TE mode and TM mode spontaneous emission spectra are compared at 300 K. The results show that TE mode spontaneous emission in the direction perpendicular to the surface can be enhanced with a half-wavelength cavity, while TM mode spontaneous emission is suppressed greatly.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 October 2000
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 4220, Advanced Photonic Sensors: Technology and Applications, (3 October 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.401691
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Hongdong Zhao, Hebei Univ. of Technology and Tianjin Univ. (China)
Yimo Zhang, Tianjin Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4220:
Advanced Photonic Sensors: Technology and Applications
Jinfa Tang; Chao-Nan Xu; Haizhang Li, Editor(s)

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