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Plane-wave and cylindrical-wave admittance method for simulation of classical and photonic-crystal-based VCSELs
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Paper Abstract

In this paper we present the application of a novel fully vectorial and three-dimensional computational method for planar devices to simulation of electromagnetic modes in classical and photonic-crystal-based VCSELs. We show the mathematical basis of the method and present results of computations of a resonant wavelength, optical losses, and a threshold gain of a classical arsenide VCSEL with oxide confinement and also of a purely photonic-crystal confined one. Furthermore we analyze the analytical reduction of computational domain to two dimensions in axisymmetric geometries with cylindrical-wave expansion, discuss the mathematical problems which occurs in such coordinates and suggest a method to overcome them.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 April 2006
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6182, Photonic Crystal Materials and Devices III (i.e. V), 618219 (18 April 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.662869
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Maciej Dems, Technical Univ. of Lodz (Poland)
Tomasz Czyszanowski, Technical Univ. of Lodz (Poland)
Krassimir Panajotov, Vrije Univ. Brussel (Belgium)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6182:
Photonic Crystal Materials and Devices III (i.e. V)
Richard M. De La Rue; Pierre Viktorovitch; Ceferino Lopez; Michele Midrio, Editor(s)

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