# Numerical Investigation of Vertical Cavity Lasers With High-Contrast Gratings Using the Fourier Modal Method

@article{Taghizadeh2016NumericalIO, title={Numerical Investigation of Vertical Cavity Lasers With High-Contrast Gratings Using the Fourier Modal Method}, author={Alireza Taghizadeh and Jesper M{\o}rk and Il-Sug Chung}, journal={Journal of Lightwave Technology}, year={2016}, volume={34}, pages={4240-4251} }

We explore the use of a modal expansion technique, Fourier modal method (FMM), for investigating the optical properties of vertical cavities employing high-contrast gratings (HCGs). Three techniques for determining the resonance frequency and quality factor (Q-factor) of a cavity mode are compared, and the computational uncertainties in the resonance frequency and Q-factor calculations are analyzed. Moreover, a method for reducing a three-dimensional (3D) simulation to lower-dimensional…

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