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A Self-Consistent Static Model of the Double-Heterostructure Laser

Wilt, Daniel P. and Yariv, Amnon (1981) A Self-Consistent Static Model of the Double-Heterostructure Laser. IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, 17 (9). pp. 1941-1949. ISSN 0018-9197.

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A new static model of the double-heterostructure laser is presented which treats the p-n junction in the laser in a consistent manner. The solution makes use of the finite-element method to treat complex diode geometries. The model is valid above lasing threshold and shows both the saturation in the diode junction voltage at threshold as well as lateral mode shifts associated with spatial hole burning. Several geometries have been analyzed and some specific results are presented as illustration.

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Additional Information:© 1981 IEEE. Manuscript received January 27, 1981; revised April 20, 1981. This work was supported by the Office of Naval Research and the National Science Foundation under the Optical Communication Program.
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Official Citation:Wilt, D.; Yariv, A.; , "A self-consistent static model of the double- heterostructure laser," Quantum Electronics, IEEE Journal of , vol.17, no.9, pp.1941-1949, September 1981 doi: 10.1109/JQE.1981.1071342
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