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Rate-equation-based models for quantum-well laser characterization
Author(s): Lazar Bogdan; Paul E. Sterian; Mihai Octavian Popescu
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Paper Abstract

Different rate equation systems were used to analyze quantum-well (QW) lasers characteristics. Numerical simulations based on solving the nonlinear differential equations which describe the behavior of this kind of devices are done for each of these models using MATHCAD data analysis software which has the advantage of solving complicated systems starting from the familiar mathematical form. Another possibility is using SPICE as a nonlinear equations solver but finding the electrical model of the QW laser is sometimes difficult.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 November 2003
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 5226, 12th International School on Quantum Electronics: Laser Physics and Applications, (4 November 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.519079
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Lazar Bogdan, Univ. Politehnica of Bucharest (Romania)
Paul E. Sterian, Univ. Politehnica of Bucharest (Romania)
Mihai Octavian Popescu, Univ. Politehnica of Bucharest (Romania)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5226:
12th International School on Quantum Electronics: Laser Physics and Applications
Peter A. Atanasov; Alexander A. Serafetinides; Ivan N. Kolev, Editor(s)

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