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Regimes of nonlinear behavior in a laterally coupled laser diode
Author(s): Guillermo Carpintero; Horacio Lamela; Manuel Leones; Christian Simmedinger; Ortwin G. Hess
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Paper Abstract

Laterally coupled laser diodes are devices in which several lasing stripes are laid side to side, allowing light from one emitter to couple into its neighboring ones. Coupling has been found to cause serious disadvantages such as turning the laser arrays into intrinsically unstable devices. In this paper we show that coupling is also responsible for some unique features that can be used to generate short pulses.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 July 2001
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 4283, Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices IX, (9 July 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.432578
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Guillermo Carpintero, Univ. Carlos III de Madrid (Spain)
Horacio Lamela, Univ. Carlos III de Madrid (Spain)
Manuel Leones, Univ. Carlos III de Madrid (Spain)
Christian Simmedinger, DLR (Germany)
Ortwin G. Hess, DLR (Finland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4283:
Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices IX
Yasuhiko Arakawa; Peter Blood; Marek Osinski, Editor(s)

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