TITLE

Monte Carlo study of carrier-light coupling in terahertz quantum cascade lasers

AUTHOR(S)
Jirauschek, Christian
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;1/4/2010, Vol. 96 Issue 1, p011103
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We present a method for self-consistently including the optical cavity field into Monte Carlo-based carrier transport simulations. This approach allows for an analysis of the actual lasing operation in quantum cascade lasers, considering effects such as gain, saturation, and longitudinal mode competition. Simulation results for a terahertz quantum cascade laser are found to be consistent with experiment.
ACCESSION #
47416492

 

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