We explore the optical injection locking dynamics of InGaAs quantum-dot lasers at 1320 nm and experimentally demonstrate bi-stability as well as multi-pulse excitability. The experimental results are well reproduced by rate-equation modelling.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.2020) Lasers and laser optics : Diode lasers
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.3100) Nonlinear optics : Instabilities and chaos
D. Goulding, S. P. Hegarty, S. Melnik, M. Hartnett, J. G. McInerney, and G. Huyet, "Injection Locking of 1320 nm Quantum-Dot Lasers," 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 CThGG3.
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