Impact of in-plane anisotropic strain on the polarization behavior of vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers

Panajotov, K.; Nagler, B.; Verschaffelt, G.; Georgievski, A.; Thienpont, H.; Danckaert, J.; Veretennicoff, I.
September 2000
Applied Physics Letters;9/11/2000, Vol. 77 Issue 11
Academic Journal
We experimentally demonstrate that the presence of switching between two fundamental modes with orthogonal linear polarization in vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers and the current at which this phenomenon occurs depend on both the magnitude and the orientation of an externally induced in-plane anisotropic strain. We interpret this behavior by considering the anisotropy in gain and in refractive index, both induced by the in-plane strain, and by accounting for a redshift of the two gain curves as a result of current-induced heating. © 2000 American Institute of Physics.


Related Articles

  • Polarization control of 1.15 μm vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers using autocloned photonic crystal polarizer. Babu Dayal, P.; Kitabayashi, N.; Miyamoto, T.; Koyama, F.; Kawashima, T.; Kawakami, S. // Applied Physics Letters;7/23/2007, Vol. 91 Issue 4, p041110 

    The authors propose and demonstrate the polarization control of 1.15 μm, single-mode vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers (VCSELs) with the hybrid integration of autocloned photonic crystal polarizer (PCP). The authors experimentally found that transverse electric (TE) and transverse...

  • Intensity-driven, laser induced transformation of Ag nanospheres to anisotropic shapes. Stalmashonak, A.; Podlipensky, A.; Seifert, G.; Graener, H. // Applied Physics B: Lasers & Optics;Mar2009, Vol. 94 Issue 3, p459 

    The shapes of initially spherical Ag nanoparticles in soda-lime glass are persistently changed using fs laser irradiation. With linearly polarized pulses, this shape transformation of the nanoparticles causes optical dichroism of the material. The intensity dependence of this effect is studied...

  • Influence of nonradiative excitation-energy transfer on the dye laser active-medium gain-coefficient dichroism. Klishchenko, A.; Kozlov, I.; Kozlov, A. // Journal of Applied Spectroscopy;Jan2005, Vol. 72 Issue 1, p64 

    The excitation power dependences of the luminescence polarization degree and of the anisotropy of the stimulated emission from glycerin solutions of rhodamine 6G at different dye concentrations have been obtained experimentally. It is shown that the anisotropy of the stimulated emission is...

  • Femtosecond-laser Nanostructuring in Glass. Yasuhiko SHIMOTSUMA; Taiga ASAI; Masaaki SAKAKURA; Kiyotaka MIURA // Journal of Laser Micro / Nanoengineering;Mar2014, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p31 

    We demonstrate the polarization-dependent anisotropy of the laser induced nanostructures inside SiO2 and GeO2 glass. Such nanostructures show form birefringence which is controllable by the femtosecond double-pulse configuration. In the case of SiO2 glass, we have also demonstrate polarization...

  • Polarization control of 1.6 μm vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers using InAs quantum dashes on InP(001). Lamy, J. M.; Paranthoen, C.; Levallois, C.; Nakkar, A.; Folliot, H.; Gauthier, J. P.; Dehaese, O.; Le Corre, A.; Loualiche, S. // Applied Physics Letters;7/6/2009, Vol. 95 Issue 1, p011117 

    The authors report the demonstration of a polarization-controlled vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser (VCSEL), emitting at the telecommunication wavelength. VCSELs are based on an active medium constituted of well elongated InAs quantum dashes (QDHs) nanostructures grown on conventional (001)...

  • Polarization-dependent, laser-induced anisotropic photocrystallization of some amorphous.... Lyubin, V.; Klebanov, M. // Applied Physics Letters;10/13/1997, Vol. 71 Issue 15, p2118 

    Investigates the influence of light polarization on the photocrystallization and properties of crystallized films. Result of irradiation with helium-neon laser light; Determination of strong optical anisotropy; Applications of photoinduced anisotropy.

  • Dynamics of helical worm-like chains. VI. Fluorescence depolarization. Yoshizaki, Takenao; Fujii, Motoharu; Yamakawa, Hiromi // Journal of Chemical Physics;1/15/1985, Vol. 82 Issue 2, p1003 

    Fluorescence depolarization of both flexible and stiff chain polymers in dilute solution is studied on the basis of the discrete helical worm-like chain such that a fluorescent probe is attached rigidly or with a rotational degree of freedom to one of the subbodies composing the chain. The...

  • Effect of Nonreciprocity in the State of Polarization of an Electromagnetic Wave Traveling in an Inhomogeneously Anisotropic Crystal. Venger, E. F.; Popov, V. B.; Serdega, B. K.; Shinkar, V. V. // Optics & Spectroscopy;Nov2000, Vol. 89 Issue 5, p746 

    Nonreciprocity in the state of polarization in an inhomogeneously anisotropic crystal is discovered, and the main characteristics of this effect are studied. The effect consists in the appearance of asymmetry of components of the Stokes vector for radiation traveling in forward and backward...

  • Some features of the polarization characteristics of strongly absorbing helical periodic media. Gevorgian, A. A. // Technical Physics;Aug99, Vol. 44 Issue 8, p935 

    Results are presented on the polarization characteristics (rotation of the plane of polarization and polarization ellipticity) as a function of the layer thickness and the absorption anisotropy in strongly absorbing media having a helical structure. A strong resonancelike change in the...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics