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Model simulations of a reflective semiconductor optical amplifier
Author(s): M. van Iersel; D. Lenstra; K. Allaart
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Paper Abstract

A reflective semiconductor optical amplifier is modeled using a rate equation for the inversion and an expression for the outgoing field in terms of the incoming field and the instantaneous inversion, for both the cases of linear and nonlinear gain, while assuming modulation speeds well below the round-trip frequency. Simulations are performed on the basis of these equations. Results for both the static and dynamic performance are presented and discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 April 2006
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 6184, Semiconductor Lasers and Laser Dynamics II, 61840J (14 April 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.664878
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M. van Iersel, Vrije Univ. (Netherlands)
D. Lenstra, Vrije Univ. (Netherlands)
Eindhoven Univ. of Technology (Netherlands)
K. Allaart, Vrije Univ. (Netherlands)


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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