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Modulation properties of multiquantum well laser analyzed by a three-level model in SPICE
Author(s): Xu Zhao; Xiaoli Kang; Nanxin Song; Minghua Wang
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Paper Abstract

Without accurate models of the modulation behavior of multi quantum wells (MQW) lasers, it would be impossible to construct simulation circuits that include the models, the driver circuits and so on. A study of equivalent circuit model of MQW lasers derived from three-level rate equations has been carried out. It can explain the carrier distribution, which can not be explained by traditional two-level model. Then the simulation of modulation behavior has been implemented in SPICE. Results of various modulation properties from the simulator have been discussed. Especially, the scheme was implemented in a hierarchic way, which means a much easier management. And this hierarchic way help to realize photonic design automation (PDA).

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 October 2000
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 4225, Optical Interconnects for Telecommunication and Data Communications, (9 October 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.402720
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Xu Zhao, Zhejiang Univ. (China)
Xiaoli Kang, Zhejiang Univ. (China)
Nanxin Song, Zhejiang Univ. (China)
Minghua Wang, Zhejiang Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4225:
Optical Interconnects for Telecommunication and Data Communications
Xiaomin Ren; Suning Tang, Editor(s)

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