Slow and fast light are achieved using novel master-modulated injection-locked 1.55 µm VCSELs at room-temperature. We achieve a full RF phase change of 2pi at >10 GHz over a wide bandwidth ~ 8 GHz.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3520) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, injection-locked
(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics
(250.7260) Optoelectronics : Vertical cavity surface emitting lasers
X. Zhao, Y. Zhou, C. J. Change-Hasnain, W. Hofmann, and M. C. Amann, "Slow and Fast Light Using Master-Modulated Injection-Locked VCSELs," 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 CWG5.