Thermal resistance of ridge-waveguide lasers mounted upside down

Amann, Markus-Christian
January 1987
Applied Physics Letters;1/5/1987, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p4
Academic Journal
The heat dissipation in upside down mounted ridge-waveguide lasers equipped with a double-channel structure is analyzed by a simplified device model. Assuming an isothermal active region, the thermal resistance is obtained by means of conformal mapping. A comparison to published experimental results shows good agreement.


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