Optical gain enhancement in VECSELs with photonic-band-edge active region design

A. R. Zakharian, J. Hader, J. V. Moloney, S. W. Koch

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


Using a numerical model we evaluate the enhancement of the optical gain due to the small group-velocity of the light near the band-edge of a multiple quantum well periodic structure of an optically pumped VECSEL.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2005
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)1557527970, 9781557527974
StatePublished - 2005
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2005 - Tucson, AZ, United States
Duration: Oct 16 2005Oct 21 2005

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


OtherFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2005
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityTucson, AZ

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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