SCHMIELAU, Tim and PEREIRA, Mauro (2009). Predictive nonequilibrium Green's function simulation of transport in THz quantum cascade lasers. In: Terahertz and Mid Infrared Radiation: Basic Research and Practical Applications, 2009. TERA-MIR 2009. International Workshop. IEEE, 67-68.Full text not available from this repository.
Efficient and predictive simulators are an essential tool for design and optimization of quantum cascade lasers (QCLs), since experimental trial and error is a time-consuming and expensive process due to the high complexity involved in the growth and processing of samples. We present a highly efficient implementation of a next-generation QCL simulator based on nonequilibrium Green's functions (NGFs), which are particularly suited for QCL simulation mainly for two reasons: (i) The operation of QCLs sensitively depends on the balance between coherent transport and scattering which NGFs can describe consistently. (ii) NGFs explicitly guarantee energy conservation.
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|Depositing User:||Helen Garner|
|Date Deposited:||10 Dec 2014 11:57|
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