MSM 99
MSM 99
Technical Proceedings of the 1999 International Conference on Modeling and Simulation of Microsystems

Equivalent Circuits, Behavioral and Multilevel Simulation Chapter 7

Circuit Simulation of Quantum Well Bistable Laser Diodes

Authors: M.G. Madhan, P.R. Vaya and N. Gunasekaran

Affilation: Anna University, India

Pages: 254 - 257

Keywords: bistability, hysteresis, multiquantum wells, simulation, circuit modeling

A large signal electrical equivalent circuit for the multi quantum well bistable laser diode has been developed from the rate equations. The dc and transient analysis are carried out using PSPICE circuit simulator. It is shown that optical output exhibits self pulsation phenomenon and therby generates short optical pulses, when an electrical diode is applied to the gain element of the bistable laser diode.

ISBN: 0-9666135-4-6
Pages: 697