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Numerical evaluation of effective masses of quantum-well semiconductor lasers based on nitrides systems with self-consistent effects
Author(s): Marek S. Wartak; Philip Weetman
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Paper Abstract

We analyzed effective masses for InyGa1-yAs1-xNx/GaAs quantum-well structures within self-consistent approach by solving 10-band k.p Hamiltonian matrix with the Poisson equation. Both single well and double well systems were considered. Numerical results have been presented for a large range of material and structural parameters. Our results show that significant variation in the effective masses is possible by adjusting the relevant parameters and that the effects due to self-consistency are small.

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Date Published: 14 April 2006
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6184, Semiconductor Lasers and Laser Dynamics II, 61841A (14 April 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.673125
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Marek S. Wartak, Wilfrid Laurier Univ. (Canada)
Philip Weetman, Wilfrid Laurier Univ. (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6184:
Semiconductor Lasers and Laser Dynamics II
Daan Lenstra; Markus Pessa; Ian H. White, Editor(s)

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