High-frequency polarization self-modulation in vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers

Shijun Jiang; Zeqi Pan
December 1993
Applied Physics Letters;12/27/1993, Vol. 63 Issue 26, p3545
Academic Journal
Observes polarization self-modulation in a vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser (VCSEL). Basis for the polarization oscillation in the VCSEL; Limitation of the modulation speed by the cavity lifetime; Potential of the self-modulation effect in VCSEL for generating ultrahigh frequency optical modulation.


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