Dynamics of VCSELs Subject to Optical Injection of Arbitrary Polarization

Al Seyab, Rihab (2013) Dynamics of VCSELs Subject to Optical Injection of Arbitrary Polarization. Dynamics of VCSELs Subject to Optical Injection of Arbitrary Polarization, 19 (4). pp. 1-12. ISSN 1558-4542

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Abstract

New theoretical results are presented on polarized optical injection of vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers (VCSELs) based on the spin-flip model extended to consider both the azimuth and ellipticity of the injected light. Experiments to investigate these effects are performed on two 1550-nm VCSELs with different frequency spacing between the resonances of the orthogonal polarizations of the fundamental transverse mode. Excellent agreement is found between experiment and theory for the stability and polarizations of the two VCSELs subject to polarized optical injection. The input polarization angle has a strong effect on both the dynamics and polarization of each VCSEL, whereas the ellipticity of the injected light affects only the polarization.

Item Type: Article
Article Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Injection locking (IL); Optical injection; Polarization; Vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers (VCSELs)
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Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Business and Technology > Engineering Technologies
Research Priority Areas: Applied Business & Technology
Depositing User: Rihab Al Seyab
Date Deposited: 31 Oct 2019 12:38
Last Modified: 31 Oct 2019 15:45
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/7471

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