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# Empirical formulas for design and optimization of 1.5 mu m InGaAs/InGaAsP strained-quantum-well lasers

@article{Lin1993EmpiricalFF, title={Empirical formulas for design and optimization of 1.5 mu m InGaAs/InGaAsP strained-quantum-well lasers}, author={C. H. Lin and Y. Lo}, journal={IEEE Photonics Technology Letters}, year={1993}, volume={5}, pages={288-290} }

- Published 1993 in IEEE Photonics Technology Letters

The effects of strain and number of quantum wells on optical gain, differential gain, and nonlinear gain coefficient in 1.55- mu m InGaAs/InGaAsP strained-quantum-well lasers are theoretically investigated. Well-approximated empirical expressions are proposed to model these effects. Using these formulas, one can easily and accurately predict the performance of a laser diode for a given structure. Therefore, these empirical formulas are useful tools for design and optimization of strained… CONTINUE READING