We report the first experimental observation of different forms of wavelength polarization switching and bistability with a 1550nm-VCSEL operated just above threshold and subject to orthogonally-polarised optical injection.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.1450) Nonlinear optics : Bistability
(140.7260) Lasers and laser optics : Vertical cavity surface emitting lasers
A. Hurtado, I. D. Henning, and M. J. Adams, "Wavelength Polarization Switching and Bistability in a 1550nm-VCSEL Subject to Orthogonal Optical Injection," 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 JThA18.