Modeling the lasing spectra of InAs/InP Quantum dash lasers

Mohammed Zahed Mustafa Khan, Pallab K. Bhattacharya, Tien Khee Ng, Boon S. Ooi, Udo Schwingenschlögl

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Abstract

We report a theoretical model for InAs/InP quantum-dash (Qdash) lasers incorporating a coupled set of rate equations taking into account the inhomogeneous broadening due to Qdash size fluctuation, the homogeneous broadening due to optical gain of a single Qdash, and the longitudinal cavity modes. The role of cavity length on the Qdash lasing characteristics, particularly the redshift in the peak lasing wavelength, is analyzed and compared with the experimental results by attributing it to the active region inhomogeneity.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)101105
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Volume98
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 10 2011

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  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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