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Polarization dynamics and intensity noise in VCSELs
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Paper Abstract

We experimentally investigate the radio frequency noise spectrum of electrically pumped VCSELs during polarization switching. It is found that the relaxation oscillation and beating frequency of polarization modes may lock before the switching if the frequencies are comparable. We compare our experimental results with the existing models.

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Date Published: 6 June 1997
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2994, Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices V, (6 June 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.275561
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Stephen P. Hegarty, National Univ. of Ireland College Cork (Ireland)
Guillaume Huyet, National Univ. of Ireland College Cork (Ireland)
John Gerard McInerney, National Univ. of Ireland College Cork and Optical Sciences Ctr./Univ. of Arizona (United States)
Hua Li, Univ. of New Mexico (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2994:
Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices V
Marek Osinski; Weng W. Chow, Editor(s)

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