Spatial hole burning and self-focusing in vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser diodes

Wilson, G.C.; Kuchta, D.M.; Walker, J.D.; Smith, J.S.
January 1994
Applied Physics Letters;1/31/1994, Vol. 64 Issue 5, p542
Academic Journal
Analyzes spatial hole burning and self-focusing in vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser diodes. Measurement of the mode width of a 20x20 micrometer device to study self-focusing effects; Power and mode diameter fluctuations during pulsed injection; Significance of current spreading in the spontaneous-emission profile.


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