TITLE

Theory of an electrically injected bulk polariton laser

AUTHOR(S)
Solnyshkov, Dmitry; Petrolati, Eleonora; Di Carlo, Aldo; Malpuech, Guillaume
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;1/5/2009, Vol. 94 Issue 1, p011110
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We present the first simulation of an electrically injected polariton laser device based on Bose–Einstein condensation of exciton polaritons in a bulk GaN microcavity. Our simulator self-consistently describes carrier flow, exciton formation and dissociation, and relaxation of exciton polaritons toward the ground state. We find a density-current threshold of about 50 A/cm2 at room temperature, which could be further improved by using polariton lasers based on quantum wells.
ACCESSION #
36178213

 

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