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On the linewidth enhancement factor alpha in semiconductor injection lasers

Vahala, K. and Chiu, L. C. and Margalit, S. and Yariv, A. (1983) On the linewidth enhancement factor alpha in semiconductor injection lasers. Applied Physics Letters, 42 (8). pp. 631-633. ISSN 0003-6951. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:VAHapl83b

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Abstract

A simple model for the linewidth enhancement factor alpha and its frequency dependence in semiconductor lasers is presented. Calculations based on this model are in reasonable agreement with experimental results.


Item Type:Article
Additional Information:Copyright © 1983 American Institute of Physics (Received 3 December 1982; accepted 18 January 1983) The authors acknowledge support from the National Science Foundation and the Office of Naval Research. One author (K.J.V.) gratefully acknowledges support from the IBM Corporation.
Subject Keywords:semiconductor lasers; line widths; mathematical models; frequency dependence; theoretical data; comparative evaluations
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Alternative URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.94054
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