Performance improvement in quantum well lasers by optimizing band gap offset at quantum well

Zhao, B.; Chen, T.R.; Shakouri, A.; Yariv, A.
July 1993
Applied Physics Letters;7/26/1993, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p432
Academic Journal
Describes the performance improvement of quantum well (QW) lasers by the optimization of band gap offset at QW heterojunctions. Ability of simultaneous operation of ultralow threshold current and high speed; Reduction of state filing effect in QW laser; Compensation of asymmetry between conduction band and valence band structures.


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