Nearly degenerative four-wave mixing in a vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser

Shijun Jiang; Dagenais, Mario
September 1994
Applied Physics Letters;9/12/1994, Vol. 65 Issue 11, p1334
Academic Journal
Measures the frequency response of nearly degenerate four-wave mixing (NDFWM) in a vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser. Potentials of NDFWM in semiconductor lasers; Demonstration of high efficiency conjugate signal generation; Observation of superlinear dependence between the square of relaxation oscillation frequency and the output power.


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