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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 1 — Jan. 5, 2009
  • pp: 70–79

A simple perturbative analysis for fast design of an electrically pumped micro-disk laser

F. Mandorlo, P. Rojo Romeo, X. Letartre, and P. Viktorovitch  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 1, pp. 70-79 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.000070


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Abstract

A perturbative analysis is proposed to estimate optical losses for electrically pumped micro-disk lasers. The optical field interaction with the electrical contacts and the optimization of their implementation is investigated. Our model shows a good agreement with 3D Finite Difference Time Domain (FDTD) computation and can be used for designing contacts for thin micro-disks, with a considerably reduced calculation time.We also demonstrate that losses induced by the contacts can be exploited to select the optical mode of a micro-laser.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.5960) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: September 15, 2008
Revised Manuscript: November 7, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: November 9, 2008
Published: December 22, 2008

Citation
Fabien Mandorlo, Pedro Rojo Romeo, Xavier Letartre, and Pierre Viktorovitch, "A simple perturbative analysis for fast design of an electrically pumped micro-disk laser," Opt. Express 17, 70-79 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-1-70


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