The influence of delay time on low-frequency fluctuations (LFF) in external-cavity vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers is studied experimentally. With increased external cavity length the average period of LFF increases linearly and power dropouts occur more regularly.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.3100) Nonlinear optics : Instabilities and chaos
(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics
(250.7260) Optoelectronics : Vertical cavity surface emitting lasers
Y. Hong and K. A. Shore, "Optical-Feedback-Delay Dependence of Power Dropouts in Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper CThA1.
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