Modeling of vertical cavity surface emitting lasers using modified time-domain traveling wave algorithm

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Abstract

The use of time-dependent transfer matrix and wide-angle beam propagation method is proposed to improve the computational speed and accuracy of a recently developed time-domain traveling-wave model of vertical cavity surface emitting lasers. With suitable utilization of the transfer matrix, significant reduction of the total execution time of the traveling-wave model can be obtained. In addition, the use of wide-angle beam propagation method can minimize the calculation error of the traveling-wave model due to the diffraction of light from small aperture of laser cavity.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)362-367
Number of pages6
JournalProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Volume3666
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1999
Externally publishedYes
EventProceedings of the 1998 International Conferenceon Fiber and Photonics - New Dehli, India
Duration: 14 Dec 199818 Dec 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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