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Ultrafast switch-off of an electrically pumped InAs/GaAs quantum dot laser
Author(s): A. V. Platonov; C. Lingk; Jochen Feldmann; Marcus Arzberger; Markus-Christian Amann; Gerhard Abstreiter
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Paper Abstract

This paper reports on transient switch-off of the emission of an electrically pumped quantum dot laser with perturbation by a short optical pulse. This laser response is explained in terms of hot carrier absorption on intraband optical transitions leading to the transient suppression of the laser mode and, hence, to the switch-off. The switching time constant is determined to be as fast as 2 ps.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 June 2003
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 5023, 10th International Symposium on Nanostructures: Physics and Technology, (11 June 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.514306
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A. V. Platonov, Univ. Muenchen (Germany)
C. Lingk, Univ. Muenchen (Germany)
Jochen Feldmann, Univ. Muenchen (Germany)
Marcus Arzberger, Technische Univ. Muenchen (Germany)
Markus-Christian Amann, Technische Univ. Muenchen (Germany)
Gerhard Abstreiter, Technische Univ. Muenchen (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5023:
10th International Symposium on Nanostructures: Physics and Technology
Zhores I. Alferov; Leo Esaki, Editor(s)

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