TITLE

Theoretical investigation of laser gain in AlGaInN quaternary quantum wells

AUTHOR(S)
Chow, W. W.; Schneider, H. C.; Fischer, A. J.; Allerman, A. A.
PUB. DATE
April 2002
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;4/8/2002, Vol. 80 Issue 14, p2451
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Microscopic calculations of laser gain spectra are presented for AlGaInN wurtzite quantum-well structures that are under compressive, zero and tensile strain. It is found that the optical nonlinearities induced by the combination of strain, quantum-confined Stark effect and many-body Coulomb interactions give rise to optical behavior that can differ significantly from that in conventional semiconductor lasers. © 2002 American Institute of Physics.
ACCESSION #
6427099

 

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