The Coupled Optoelectronic Problems of Quantum Well Laser Operation
The treatment of several aspects of quantum well laser simulation are discussed in terms of the Minilase-II simulator. The discussion involves the optical problem and several components of the electronic problem, including bulk transport, carrier scattering into and within the quantum well, and the nonequilibrium LO phonon temperature within the well. Descriptions of these problems are followed by simulation results which show the ways in which they each affect the laser characteristics.
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