1 November 2010 Transport and gain in a quantum cascade laser: model and equivalent circuit
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A simple rate-equation-based model for transport and gain in quantum cascade lasers is developed. According to the model, the IV characteristics of a quantum cascade laser can be well described by equivalent circuit containing a serial connection of a Schottky diode, a tunnel diode, and a field-effect transistor. As a consequence, a quantum cascade laser can be described in terms accessible to circuit designers.
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Jacob B. Khurgin, Jacob B. Khurgin, Yamac Dikmelik, Yamac Dikmelik, } "Transport and gain in a quantum cascade laser: model and equivalent circuit," Optical Engineering 49(11), 111110 (1 November 2010). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.3498774 . Submission:


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