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The intrinsic electrical equivalent circuit of a laser diode

Katz, J. and Margalit, S. and Harder, C. and Wilt, D. and Yariv, Amnon (1981) The intrinsic electrical equivalent circuit of a laser diode. IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, 17 (1). pp. 4-7. ISSN 0018-9197.

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The basic electrical equivalent circuit of a laser diode is derived. The effects of spontaneous emission and self-pulsations are included. It is found that self-pulsations are represented by a negative resistance in the model. Application of this model suggests purely electronic methods of suppressing relaxation oscillations in laser diodes.

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Additional Information:© Copyright 1981 IEEE. Reprinted with permission. Manuscript received September 9, 1980. This work was supported by the National Science Foundation and the Office of Naval Research under the Optical Communications Program.
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