The transitional regime from class-B to class-A dynamics in semiconductor lasers presents a non-resonant second order filtering behaviour. Compared to the transitional regime, class-A operation provides a very effective noise filtering especially at low frequencies.
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G. Baili, T. Malherbe, M. Alouini, F. Bretenaker, D. Dolfi, and I. Sagnes, "Influence of Class-B to Class-A Transition on Relative Intensity Noise in Semiconductor Lasers," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper JThA13.
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