9 June 1993 Time-dependent model of optically activated GaAs switch
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Proceedings Volume 1873, Optically Activated Switching III; (1993) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.146542
Event: OE/LASE'93: Optics, Electro-Optics, and Laser Applications in Scienceand Engineering, 1993, Los Angeles, CA, United States
We describe a numerical model of an avalanche switch that incorporates the possibility of filament creation. Detailed results of this method are presented which show time delay between beginning of initiating laser pulse and switching, turn-on time much faster than carrier transit time, and formation of high current filament. Quantitative results from this model are in reasonable agreement with experimentally observed values.
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C. David Capps, R. Aaron Falk, Jeff C. Adams, "Time-dependent model of optically activated GaAs switch", Proc. SPIE 1873, Optically Activated Switching III, (9 June 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.146542; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.146542

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