Mapping of the degree of spatial coherence among the elements of VCSEL-based photonic crystal homo- and hetero-structures reveals details of the phase locking not available from conventional far-field diffraction patterns.
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L. D. Lundeberg, G. P. Lousberg, D. L. Boiko, and E. Kapon, "Spatial Coherence in VCSEL-Based Photonic Crystal Homostructures and Heterostructures," 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 CFO2.