TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Tsai, C.Y.; Eastman, L.F.
PUB. DATE
December 1993
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;12/20/1993, Vol. 63 Issue 25, p3408
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
4240869

 

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