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SPICE equivalent circuit model of quantum-dot semiconductor optical amplifiers
Author(s): A. Rostami; R. Maram Q; H. Baghban; H. Rasooli S.; R. Ghorbani
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, we derive an equivalent circuit model for quantum dot semiconductor optical amplifier (QDSOA) by employing rate equations for electronic transitions between QD's levels and also the optical power propagation. The different parts of equivalent circuits interact together to represent the gain recovery process, saturation properties and chirp behaviour in both linear and nonlinear operation regimes of QD-SOA. The equivalent circuits are then used for SPICE simulation. We have shown that SPICE simulation results agree well with the full numerically calculated results.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 December 2009
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 7631, Optoelectronic Materials and Devices IV, 76311X (3 December 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.851954
Show Author Affiliations
A. Rostami, Univ. of Tabriz (Iran, Islamic Republic of)
R. Maram Q, Univ. of Tabriz (Iran, Islamic Republic of)
H. Baghban, Univ. of Tabriz (Iran, Islamic Republic of)
H. Rasooli S., Univ. of Tabriz (Iran, Islamic Republic of)
R. Ghorbani, Univ. of Tabriz (Iran, Islamic Republic of)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7631:
Optoelectronic Materials and Devices IV
Jian-Jun He; Guang-Hua Duan; Fumio Koyama; Ming C. Wu, Editor(s)

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