Modeling an electrically driven graphene-nanoribbon laser for optical interconnects

  title={Modeling an electrically driven graphene-nanoribbon laser for optical interconnects},
  author={Guangcun Shan and Chan-Hung Shek},
  journal={2012 Photonics Global Conference (PGC)},
  • G. ShanC. Shek
  • Published 5 November 2012
  • Physics
  • 2012 Photonics Global Conference (PGC)
Graphene has two very important optical properties of population inversion of electrons, and broadband optical gain. As a result, graphene has potential for use in lasers and amplifiers. In this work, we presented a quantum master model and analyzed the properties for the electrically pumped single-AGNR vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers (VCSELs) to investigate the lasing action and laser properties for realistic experimental parameters. A semiclassical approximation for the output power… 

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