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Full vectorial electromagnetic modeling of vertical-cavity surface-emitting diode lasers by the plane wave admittance method
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Paper Abstract

We present a new three dimensional, fully vectorial optical modeling of oxide confined as well as shallow relief vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser. Our model is based on the combination of the plane wave expansion method with the method of lines resulting in a fast and accurate computational technique. We carry out hereby a comparison between the Plane Wave Admittance Method (PWAM) and other numerical approaches for VCSEL optical modeling and show very good agreement. Furthermore, this procedure makes it possible to find optimal basic computational parameters for the PWAM in the case of VCSELs.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 April 2006
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 6185, Micro-Optics, VCSELs, and Photonic Interconnects II: Fabrication, Packaging, and Integration, 61850Y (21 April 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.662658
Show Author Affiliations
Tomasz Czyszanowski, Vrije Univ. Brussel (Belgium)
Technical Univ. of Lodz (Poland)
Maciej Dems, Technical Univ. of Lodz (Poland)
Hugo Thienpont, Vrije Univ. Brussel (Belgium)
Krassimir Panajotov, Vrije Univ. Brussel (Belgium)
Institute of Solid State Physics (Bulgaria)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6185:
Micro-Optics, VCSELs, and Photonic Interconnects II: Fabrication, Packaging, and Integration
Hugo Thienpont; Mohammad R. Taghizadeh; Peter Van Daele; Jürgen Mohr, Editor(s)

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