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Bistability conditions between lasing and non-lasing states for vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers with frequency-selective optical feedback
Author(s): A. Naumenko; N. Loiko; K. Jentsch; T. Ackemann
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Paper Abstract

This paper gives analytical treatment and experimental details on on/off-bistability in vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers with frequency-selective feedback by a grating. In particular, the conditions for the coexistence of lasing and nonlasing states and an abrupt turn-on behaviour at threshold are derived using an envelope approximation. The theoretical and experimental results are in satisfactory agreement.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 July 2007
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 6725, ICONO 2007: Nonlinear Space-Time Dynamics, 672522 (17 July 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.750182
Show Author Affiliations
A. Naumenko, Institute of Physics (Belarus)
N. Loiko, Institute of Physics (Belarus)
K. Jentsch, Univ. of Muenster (Germany)
T. Ackemann, Univ. of Strathclyde (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6725:
ICONO 2007: Nonlinear Space-Time Dynamics

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