Understanding QD Laser Regimes of Operation

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Understanding GS-quenching is made difficult, by the high dimensionality of the system and the many experimentally not accessible variables. When described in a non-excitonic picture, one needs to at least include four different carrier reservoirs and two electric field amplitudes. Korenev et al. [KOR13a] have analytically solved a somewhat reduced representation of this system, by assuming a common hole GS level and neglecting charge conservation. They are able to derive GS-quenching light-current characteristics by assuming that holes are less likely to enter the QD than electrons. Yet they lack an explicit modelling of the current dependence.


Optical Loss Lasing Threshold Occupation Probability Pump Current Yellow Area 
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© Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Theoretische PhysikTU BerlinBerlinGermany

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