The coherence and phase between defects of a coupled photonic crystal vertical cavity laser array is reported. Both coherence and phase vary with current injection, and the maximum coherence occurs for in- and out-of-phase coupling.
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(030.0030) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence and statistical optics
(030.1640) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.5960) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers
A. C. Lehman, J. J. Raftery, Jr., and K. D. Choquette, "Coherence and Phase Variation in Coupled 2x1 Photonic Crystal VCSEL Arrays," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper CFO1.
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