A computationally efficient finite difference time domain (FDTD) model for incorporating quantum well gain in optoelectronic devices

Koustuban Ravi*, Yicheng Lai, Yingyan Huang, Seng-Tiong Ho

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Abstract

A new computationally efficient FDTD model for quantum wells is proposed using a multi-level, multi-electron system. Gain simulation results concur with standard theory. This scheme is useful for the simulation of devices with complex geometries.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2009
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)9781557528780
StatePublished - Jan 1 2009
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2009 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: Oct 11 2009Oct 15 2009

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2009
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period10/11/0910/15/09

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Ravi, K., Lai, Y., Huang, Y., & Ho, S-T. (2009). A computationally efficient finite difference time domain (FDTD) model for incorporating quantum well gain in optoelectronic devices. In Frontiers in Optics, FiO 2009 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America.