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Essex distributed time-domain model (eDTDM) for complex laser modeling

Higgins, SP and Vickers, Anthony J (2004) Essex distributed time-domain model (eDTDM) for complex laser modeling. In: Integrated Optoelectronic Devices 2004, ? - ?.

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We present a new distributed time domain model (DTDM) using Maxwell's wave equations with a time dependent polarization in the form of classical electron oscillators (CEO)s with randomly excited spontaneous emission using a virtual field. The model is based upon the neoclassical rate equations of A.E. Siegman1 and includes effects such as chromatic dispersion, line-width enhancement, gain suppression, optically induced gratings, and excess noise. Although our equations were independently derived we have found that they do resemble the Maxwell-Bloch equations2. However, most authors appear to favor the Ginzburg-Landau equations for their DTDM models3. We demonstrate that the model can reproduce results comparable with those of others, as well as new results.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Published proceedings: Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Uncontrolled Keywords: DTDM; CEO; dipole; Rabi flopping; multimode; mode locking
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Health
Faculty of Science and Health > Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, School of
SWORD Depositor: Elements
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2017 11:49
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2022 00:36

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