Hot carrier and hot phonon effects on high-speed quantum well lasers

Tsai, C.Y.; Eastman, L.F.
December 1993
Applied Physics Letters;12/20/1993, Vol. 63 Issue 25, p3408
Academic Journal
Analyzes the effects of hot carrier and hot phonon on the modulation response of semiconductor quantum well lasers. Dependence of carrier heating on the energy relaxation time of carriers and the lifetime of longitudinal-optic (LO) phonons; Effect of carrier heating on modulation bandwidth; Reduction of the lifetime of LO phonons.


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