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Pulse operation of semiconductor laser with nonlinear optical feedback

Guignard, Celine, Besnard, Pascal, Mihaescu, Adrian, MacDonald, Kevin F., Pochon, Sebastien and Zheludev, Nikolay I. (2004) Pulse operation of semiconductor laser with nonlinear optical feedback In Semiconductor Lasers and Laser Dynamics. The International Society for Optical Engineering.. (doi:10.1117/12.545904).

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A semiconductor laser coupled to a gallium-made non linear mirror may exhibit pulse regime. In order to better understand this coupled cavity, stationary solutions and dynamics are described following the standard Lang and Kobayashi equations for a semiconductor laser submitted to nonlinear optical feedback. It is shown that the nonlinearity distorts the ellipse on which lied the stationary solutions, with a "higher" part corresponding to lower reflectivity and a "lower" part to higher reflectivity. Bifurcation diagrams and nonlinear analysis are presented while the conditions for pulsed operation are discussed.

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Published date: 2004
Venue - Dates: SPIE Photonics Europe, Semiconductor Lasers and Laser Dynamics, 2004-04-26 - 2004-04-30
Organisations: Physics & Astronomy


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ORCID for Kevin F. MacDonald: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 11 Dec 2009
Last modified: 24 Jul 2017 16:42

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Author: Celine Guignard
Author: Pascal Besnard
Author: Adrian Mihaescu
Author: Sebastien Pochon

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