The role of carrier accumulation in the optical confinement layer in output efficiency deterioration of laser diodes

@article{Avrutin2016TheRO,
  title={The role of carrier accumulation in the optical confinement layer in output efficiency deterioration of laser diodes},
  author={Eugene A. Avrutin and Boris S. Ryvkin},
  journal={2016 International Semiconductor Laser Conference (ISLC)},
  year={2016},
  pages={1-2}
}
Analytical and semi-analytical theory of the effects of carriers in the Optical Confinement Layer on the output efficiency degradation of high-power diode lasers is summarized. The main sources of carrier accumulation and the implications for laser design are discussed.