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Bistability conditions between lasing and non-lasing states for vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers with frequency-selective optical feedback

Naumenko, A. V. and Loiko, N.A. and Jentsch, K.F. and Ackemann, Thorsten (2007) Bistability conditions between lasing and non-lasing states for vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers with frequency-selective optical feedback. In: Nonlinear Space-Time Dynamics. Proc. SPIE, 6725 . SPIE--The International Society for Optical Engineering., p. 672522. ISBN 9780819468826

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    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.

    Item type: Book Section
    ID code: 32189
    Keywords: bistability, vertical cavity laser, surface emitting laser, Physics
    Subjects: Science > Physics
    Department: Faculty of Science > Physics
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      Depositing user: Pure Administrator
      Date Deposited: 19 Jul 2011 10:31
      Last modified: 06 Sep 2014 20:34
      URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/32189

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