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Longitudinal multimode dynamics in a Fabry-Perot semiconductor microresonator
Author(s): L. Columbo; L. Gil
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Paper Abstract

In the plane wave approximation, we study spatio-temporal dynamics of a semiconductor class B laser driven by a coherent injected field in a Fabry-Perot configuration. Below the lasing threshold, we manage to reduce the dynamics to a single evolution equation for the carrier density, to analytically compute the stationary field configurations and to predict their stability. The numerical simulations, performed by implementing an efficient and accurate split-step code, perfectly agree with the analytical results.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 May 2008
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 6997, Semiconductor Lasers and Laser Dynamics III, 699721 (19 May 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.783298
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L. Columbo, Institut Non Linéaire de Nice, CNRS-UNSA (France)
L. Gil, Institut Non Linéaire de Nice, CNRS-UNSA (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6997:
Semiconductor Lasers and Laser Dynamics III
Krassimir P. Panajotov; Marc Sciamanna; Angel A. Valle; Rainer Michalzik, Editor(s)

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