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Generation of polarization chaos in VCSEL
Author(s): Natalia A. Loiko; A. V. Naumenko; Neal Broadus Abraham
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Paper Abstract

We find three types of complex polarization dynamics arising in VCSELs with polarized optical feedback when axes of the intrinsic and external anisotropies are aligned. Their appearance depends on the interplay between these anisotropies which determines the stability of modes polarized along the polarizer axis with respect to perturbations with the same and orthogonal polarization. The influence on the laser behavior of a rotation of the external polarizer is considered.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 March 2001
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 4354, Laser Optics 2000: Semiconductor Lasers and Optical Communication, (9 March 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.418833
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Natalia A. Loiko, B.I. Stepanov Institute of Physics (Belarus)
A. V. Naumenko, B.I. Stepanov Institute of Physics (Belarus)
Neal Broadus Abraham, DePauw Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4354:
Laser Optics 2000: Semiconductor Lasers and Optical Communication
Serguei A. Gurevich; Nikolay N. Rosanov, Editor(s)

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