## Electromagnetic field computation in semiconductor laser resonators

JOSA A, Vol. 23, Issue 4, pp. 906-911 (2006)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.23.000906

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### Abstract

An electromagnetic method based on rigorous diffraction theory of gratings is applied to the analysis of fields in semiconductor laser cavities. The method is based on the Fourier modal method; it is fully rigorous for infinitely periodic resonators and highly accurate for single resonators when absorbing boundary conditions are applied. Fundamental-mode intracavity and near-field distributions are evaluated for some selected geometries, and resonance frequencies are predicted.

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**OCIS Codes**

(050.1960) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction theory

(050.1970) Diffraction and gratings : Diffractive optics

(250.3140) Optoelectronics : Integrated optoelectronic circuits

**ToC Category:**

Lasers and Laser Optics

**History**

Original Manuscript: August 5, 2005

Manuscript Accepted: September 26, 2005

**Citation**

Tuomas Vallius, Jani Tervo, Pasi Vahimaa, and Jari Turunen, "Electromagnetic field computation in semiconductor laser resonators," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A **23**, 906-911 (2006)

http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josaa/abstract.cfm?URI=josaa-23-4-906

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