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Polarization state selection and switching in VCSELs
Author(s): Josep Martin-Regalado; Maxi San Miguel; Neal Broadus Abraham; F. Prati
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Paper Abstract

We extend previous analyses of a recently developed model describing polarization switching in VCSELs. We report on elliptically polarized states and their stability, as well as on the effect of small amplitude anisotropies on polarization state selection caused by birefringence and saturable dispersion. We also study polarization switching by optical injection.

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Date Published: 1 May 1996
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2693, Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices IV, (1 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238956
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Josep Martin-Regalado, Univ. de les Illes Balears (Spain)
Maxi San Miguel, Univ. de les Illes Balears (Spain) and Instituto Mediterraneo de Estudios Avanzados (Spain)
Neal Broadus Abraham, Univ. de les Illes Balears (Spain) and Bryn Mawr College (United States)
F. Prati, Univ. of Milan (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2693:
Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices IV
Weng W. Chow; Marek Osinski, Editor(s)

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