New dynamic semiconductor laser model based on the transmission-line modelling method

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Abstract

A versatile semiconductor laser model has been developed by the addition of a frequency-dependent gain model to the transmission-line modelling (TLM) method. The model provides a sampled optical output waveform for a modulated laser, from which output spectra may be found. To minimize computing time, a technique of sampling below the optical frequency is introduced. The theoretical basis for this model is considered, and the results gained for a 300 mu m cavity heterojunction laser are compared with those given by the solution of the rate equations.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIEE proceedings. Part J, Optoelectronics
Pages281-289
Number of pages9
Volume134
Edition5
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 1987
Externally publishedYes

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