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Carrier lifetime and chaotic characteristics of semiconductor lasers with optical feedback
Author(s): Yi Zhang; Guangqiong Xia; Yunxia Fan; Dongzhou Zhong; Zhengmao Wu
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Paper Abstract

The carrier lifetime is usually treated as a constant (called as the constant carrier lifetime assumption (CCLA)) during modeling theoretically the chaotic behaviors of semiconductor lasers. In this paper, after considering the actually recombination mechanism of the carriers in the semiconductor and the variation of the carrier lifetime with the time, the chaotic characteristics of semiconductor laser with optical feedback have been investigated numerically, and the obvious differences can be observed compared with those obtained with the CCLA.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 January 2005
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 5624, Semiconductor and Organic Optoelectronic Materials and Devices, (31 January 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.569003
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Yi Zhang, Southwest Normal Univ. (China)
Guangqiong Xia, Southwest Normal Univ. (China)
Yunxia Fan, Southwest Univ. of Science and Technology (China)
Dongzhou Zhong, Southwest Normal Univ. (China)
Zhengmao Wu, Southwest Normal Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5624:
Semiconductor and Organic Optoelectronic Materials and Devices
Chung-En Zah; Yi Luo; Shinji Tsuji, Editor(s)

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