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  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 45, Iss. 8 — Mar. 10, 2006
  • pp: 1820–1824

Current-dependent spectral blueshift in a three-dimensional photonic-quantum-ring laser

Sung-Jae An, Joongwoo Bae, Vladimir G. Minogin, and O'Dae Kwon  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 45, Issue 8, pp. 1820-1824 (2006)

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The emission spectra of photonic-quantum-ring lasers can be explained by a three-dimensional Rayleigh–Fabry–Perot cavity resonance model. The proposed model for the emission spectral peaks fits well with the observed blueshift of the emission spectrum envelope as a function of the view angle. Furthermore, we observe that the emission spectra with the high-order mode index showed blueshift behaviors as functions of the injection current, whereas those with the low-order mode index showed redshift behaviors. These phenomena might result in lowering the effective refractive index by the carrier inhomogeneity in the active disk.

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OCIS Codes
(140.5960) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers
(300.6260) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, diode lasers

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: June 1, 2005
Manuscript Accepted: August 8, 2005

Sung-Jae An, Joongwoo Bae, Vladimir G. Minogin, and O'Dae Kwon, "Current-dependent spectral blueshift in a three-dimensional photonic-quantum-ring laser," Appl. Opt. 45, 1820-1824 (2006)

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