The physical models used in Crosslight Software TCAD programs are described in the following selected publications. Dr. Z.M. Simon Li is Crosslight’s chief simulator designer.

  • Zhi-qiang Li, Simon Li,
    “Sophisticated models replicate the effects of tunnel junctions”,
    Compound Semiconductor, vol. 13, Jul 2007,pp. 29-31
  • Zhi-qiang Li, Vivian Zhou, Simon Li, T. Sudersena Rao, W.Y. Jiang, S.P. Watkins,
    “Chemical kinetics and design of gas inlets for III-V growth by MOVPE in a quartz showerhead reactor”,
    J. Crystal Growth, vol. 272, 2004,pp. 47-51
  • Simon Z. Li,
    “Resolving conflicts between classical and quantum mechanical models for nanoscale devices”, (invited),
    Proc. of Symposium on Nano Device Technology 2004, Hsinchu, Taiwan, 12-13 May 2004, pp. 29-34
  • Y. Vivian Zhou, Z. Simon Li and Z.-Q. Li,
    “A well-stirred reactor model of III-nitrides growth”,
    Technical Digest of Compound Semiconductor Manufacturing Expo, San Jose, California, Nov. 11-13, 2002, Page 98.
  • Z. Simon Li, and J. Piprek,
    “Simulation software gives laser designers insight”,
    Laser Focus World, Jan. 2000, Page 225.
  • Z. Simon Li,
    “Algorithm models thermal effects in VCSELs”,
    Laser Focus World, May 1997, Page 251.
  • Z.-M. (Simon) Li,
    “Physical models and numerical simulation of modern semiconductor lasers” (invited),
    Photonic West Conference (San Jose, California, 14 Feb. 1997). Also published in SPIE Proc.1997.
  • S. Li, Y. Wu, and R. Rambaran,
    “Simulation software tackles diode laser design”,
    Laser Focus World, Nov. 1996. pp. 233-234.
  • Z.-M. Li,
    “Two-dimensional numerical simulation of semiconductor lasers”,
    Book chapter in Progress in Electromagnetics Research, J. Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, Chief editor: J.A. Kong, Editor: W.P. Huang,1995 EMW Publishing.
  • Zhan-Ming Li, Michel Dion, Yao Zou, Jun Wang,Michael Davies and Sean P. McAlister,
    “An approximate k.p theory for optical gain of strained InGaAsP quantum-well lasers”
    IEEE J.Quantum Electron., vol. 30, pp. 538-546, 1994
  • S.P. McAlister and Z.-M. Li,
    “Two-dimensional simulation of quantum well lasers”(invited paper),
    Proceedings of the SPIE, volume 2146, Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices II, pp.162-173, 1994.
  • Z.-M. Li,
    “Effects of nonlinear gain suppression to the higher-order lateral modes in a 2D simulation of quantum well lasers”,
    Proceedings of the SPIE, volume 2146, Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices II, pp. 475-484, 1994.
  • Z.-M. Li, M. Dion, S.P. McAlister R.L. Williams and G.C. Aers,
    “Incorporation of strain into a two-dimensional model of quantum well-well semiconductor lasers”,
    IEEE J. Quantum Electron., vol. 29, pp. 346-354, 1993
  • S.A. Wong, S.P. McAlister and Z.-M. Li,
    “A comparison of some approximations for the Fermi-Dirac integral of order 1/2”,
    Solid State Electronics, vol. 37, pp. 61-64, 1993.
  • Z.-M. Li, K. M. Dzurko, A. Delage and S.P. McAlister,
    “A self-consistent two-dimensional model of quantum-well semiconductor lasers: optimization of a GRIN-SCH SQW laser structure“,
    IEEE J. Quantum Electron.,vol. 28, pp. 792-802 (1992).
  • Z.-M. Li, D. Landheer, M. Veilleux, D.R. Conn, R. Surridge J.M. Xu, and R.I. McDonald,
    “Analysis of a resonant-enhanced GaAs/AlGaAs MSM photodetector“,
    IEEE PhotonicsTechnology Lett., Vol. 4, pp.473-475 (1992).
  • Z.-M. Li, S.P. McAlister and C.M. Hurd,
    “Use of Fermi statistics in two-dimensional numerical simulation of heterojunction devices”,
    Semicond. Sci. Techn., vol. 5, 408 (1990).