TITLE

Steady-state self-consistent analysis of diode-laser arrays

AUTHOR(S)
Kumar, Tribhawan
PUB. DATE
April 1987
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;4/6/1987, Vol. 50 Issue 14, p877
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A diode-laser array model, solving the two-dimensional Laplace equation in the passive layer and the carrier diffusion equation in the active layer in a self-consistent manner, is presented. The model is general and does not make use of the usual one-dimensional approximation to the current spreading problem. The beam-propagation method used in solving the wave equation eases the inclusion of any axial variations.
ACCESSION #
9822595

 

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