Dynamics of Polarized Optical Injection in 1550-nm VCSELs: Theory and Experiments

Al-Seyab, Rihab (2011) Dynamics of Polarized Optical Injection in 1550-nm VCSELs: Theory and Experiments. Dynamics of Polarized Optical Injection in 1550-nm VCSELs: Theory and Experiments, 17 (5). ISSN 12270341

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Abstract

We report novel theoretical results obtained from combining the method of largest Lyapunov exponent (LLE) with the spin-flip model (SFM), including noise, to model a vertical-cavity surface emitting laser (VCSEL) subject to polarized optical injection. The LLE is applied to the numerical solutions in order to automatically calculate stability maps that characterize the dynamics. The SFM has been extended and generalized to allow for optical injection of arbitrary polarization. Measurements on a 1550-nm VCSEL have been used to estimate the values of key parameters for use in the model and with these we demonstrate excellent agreement between theory and experiment.

Item Type: Article
Article Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Largest Lyapunov Exponent (LLE); Optical injection; Spin-flip model (SFM); Stability maps; Vertical-cavity surface emitting lasers (VCSELs)
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Business and Technology
Research Priority Areas: Applied Business & Technology
Depositing User: Rihab Al Seyab
Date Deposited: 31 Oct 2019 13:26
Last Modified: 01 Nov 2019 11:45
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/7473

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