Tunable coupled-quantum-well laser controlled by an electric field

Liu, L.Y.; Mendez, E.E.
June 1992
Applied Physics Letters;6/15/1992, Vol. 60 Issue 24, p2971
Academic Journal
Proposes a tunable field-effect semiconductor laser wavelength controlled by an electric field parallel to the growth direction of tightly coupled quantum wells. Importance of modulating semiconductor lasers for optical communications; Change of the electron-hole overlap inside the active area; Demonstration of the concept by optically pumping a laser heterostructure.


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