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  • Vol. 15, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 1998
  • pp: 1757–1761

Spatial quantum noise of laser diodes

Jean-Philippe Poizat, Tiejun Chang, Olivier Ripoll, and Philippe Grangier  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 15, Issue 6, pp. 1757-1761 (1998)

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We experimentally study the transverse distribution of intensity noise in the far field of a single-mode semiconductor laser. We show that a large amount of noise is present in the higher-order nonlasing transverse modes (parallel to the diode junction). Furthermore, correlations between the TE00 and the TE10 modes are observed.

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OCIS Codes
(140.2020) Lasers and laser optics : Diode lasers
(270.3100) Quantum optics : Instabilities and chaos
(270.6570) Quantum optics : Squeezed states

Jean-Philippe Poizat, Tiejun Chang, Olivier Ripoll, and Philippe Grangier, "Spatial quantum noise of laser diodes," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 15, 1757-1761 (1998)

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