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Comparative analysis on the observed non-linear dynamics between single diode lasers and lateral coupled diode lasers
Author(s): R. Santos; H. Lamela
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Paper Abstract

The analysis of the RIN spectrum of the LCDL devices allows important information on the nonlinear behaviour of Laterally Coupled Diode Lasers (LCDL). Under certain bias conditions, the second resonance frequency characteristic of the LCDL devices is at double the relaxation oscillation frequency and, for the first time, a period doubling is observed. This effect is similar to a single diode laser when is current modulated at the double of the relaxation oscillation frequency. So, in this paper a comparative study between period doubling evolution obtained in LCDL device versus the single laser diode is made.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 March 2007
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 6468, Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices XV, 646810 (22 March 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.707649
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R. Santos, Univ. Carlos III de Madrid (Spain)
H. Lamela, Univ. Carlos III de Madrid (Spain)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6468:
Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices XV
Marek Osinski; Fritz Henneberger; Yasuhiko Arakawa, Editor(s)

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