TITLE

Compound cavity modes in semiconductor lasers with asymmetric optical feedback

AUTHOR(S)
Seo, Dong-Sun; Park, Jong-Dae; McInerney, John G.; Osinski, Marek
PUB. DATE
March 1989
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;3/13/1989, Vol. 54 Issue 11, p990
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We describe a static model for determining the oscillating modes of an external cavity semiconductor laser with asymmetric feedback induced by external mirror misalignment. The most significant prediction of this model, the existence of double loss minima leading to compound cavity mode splitting, has been confirmed directly by spectral measurements. This result is important for analyzing complex dynamical phenomena in semiconductor lasers with optical feedback.
ACCESSION #
9830362

 

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