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Modeling of coupled grating surface-emitting diodes
Author(s): Theodore C. Salvi; Sami A. Shakir
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Paper Abstract

Efficiency and mode control in coupled grating-surface-emitting diodes are important issues in the proper design of these devices. In these devices, radiation emission properties depend on the injection current of the different sections, and phase effects due to length variations, grating phase effects, and the boundary conditions of the particular design. A realistic model incorporating power saturation, saturable losses, and saturable dispersion effects is established. Optimization of operation by injection current control and phase modulation are studied.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 July 1991
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1418, Laser Diode Technology and Applications III, (1 July 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.43839
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Theodore C. Salvi, Logicon R & D Associates (United States)
Sami A. Shakir, Logicon R & D Associates (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1418:
Laser Diode Technology and Applications III
Daniel S. Renner, Editor(s)

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