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Temperature dependence of transverse mode evolution in vertical cavity surface-emitting lasers
Author(s): Yi-Guang Zhao; John Gerard McInerney; Robert A. Morgan
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Paper Abstract

We have observed time-resolved spectra and spontaneous near-field profiles of vertical cavity surface-emitting lasers and have considered possible reasons for the origin of multiple transverse modes. The results show that, even under low-duty pulsed operation, the evolution of temperature profiles plays a dominant role in determining the transverse mode behavior.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 1994
PDF: 4 pages
Opt. Eng. 33(12) doi: 10.1117/12.186409
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 33, Issue 12
Show Author Affiliations
Yi-Guang Zhao, Peking Univ. (United States)
John Gerard McInerney, Univ. College Cork (United States)
Robert A. Morgan, AT&T Bell Labs. (United States)

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