Theory of gain in group-III nitride lasers

W. W. Chow, A. F. Wright, A. Girndt, F. Jahnke, S. W. Koch

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A microscopic theory of gain in a group-III nitride quantum well laser is presented. The approach, which treats carrier correlations at the level of quantum kinetic theory, gives a consistent account of plasma and excitonic effects in an inhomogeneously broadened system.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)487-494
Number of pages8
JournalMaterials Research Society Symposium - Proceedings
StatePublished - Jan 1 1997
EventProceedings of the 1997 MRS Spring Symposium - San Francisco, CA, USA
Duration: Apr 1 1997Apr 4 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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    Chow, W. W., Wright, A. F., Girndt, A., Jahnke, F., & Koch, S. W. (1997). Theory of gain in group-III nitride lasers. Materials Research Society Symposium - Proceedings, 468, 487-494.