TITLE

Polarization bistability in semiconductor laser: Rate equation analysis

AUTHOR(S)
Chen, Y. C.; Liu, J. M.
PUB. DATE
May 1987
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;5/18/1987, Vol. 50 Issue 20, p1406
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The bistable switching between the TE and TM modes in semiconductor lasers has been analyzed using the rate equations. The condition of bistability has been determined using linear and nonlinear gain constants. The observed bistable switching behavior can be explained by a numerical simulation.
ACCESSION #
9822984

 

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