We report on a simple method with a high spectral and spatial resolution for mapping variations in the cavity resonance of a plano-planar broad-area laser based on frequency-selective feedback.
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(140.5960) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers
(190.4420) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, transverse effects in
(140.7260) Lasers and laser optics : Vertical cavity surface emitting lasers
Y. Noblet, T. Ackemann, N. Radwell, and R. Jager, "Disorder mapping in VCSELs using frequency-selective feedback," in Advanced Photonics Congress, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper JM5A.34.