3D finite element simulation of optical modes in VCSELs

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Rozova, M.; Pomplun, J.; Zschiedrich, L.; Schmidt, F.; Burger, S.;
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1117/12.906372
  • Subject: Physics - Optics | Condensed Matter - Mesoscale and Nanoscale Physics | Physics - Computational Physics
    arxiv: Physics::Optics | Nonlinear Sciences::Adaptation and Self-Organizing Systems

We present a finite element method (FEM) solver for computation of optical resonance modes in VCSELs. We perform a convergence study and demonstrate that high accuracies for 3D setups can be attained on standard computers. We also demonstrate simulations of thermo-optic... View more
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