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Universal signatures of lasing in the strong coupling regime
Author(s): Fabrice P. Laussy; Elena del Valle; Jonathan J. Finley
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Paper Abstract

An almost ideal thresholdless laser can be realized in the strong-coupling regime of the light-matter interaction, with Poissonian fluctuations of the field at all pumping powers. Here, we show that this ideal scenario is thwarted by quantum nonlinearities when crossing from the linear to the stimulated emission regime. A universal jump in the normalized intensity correlation function is predicted to occur, the measurement of which could be used to establish a standard fingerprint of the onset of lasing in the strong coupling regime.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 February 2012
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 8255, Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices XX, 82551G (29 February 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.912732
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Fabrice P. Laussy, Technische Univ. München (Germany)
Elena del Valle, Technische Univ. München (Germany)
Jonathan J. Finley, Technische Univ. München (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8255:
Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices XX
Bernd Witzigmann; Marek Osinski; Fritz Henneberger; Yasuhiko Arakawa, Editor(s)

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