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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 5 — Mar. 1, 2010
  • pp: 5008–5014

Measurement of the coupling constant in a two-frequency VECSEL

V. Pal, P. Trofimoff, B.-X. Miranda, G. Baili, M. Alouini, L. Morvan, D. Dolfi, F. Goldfarb, I. Sagnes, R. Ghosh, and F. Bretenaker  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 5, pp. 5008-5014 (2010)

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We measure the coupling constant between the two perpendicularly polarized eigenstates of a two-frequency Vertical External Cavity Surface Emitting Laser (VECSEL). This measurement is performed for different values of the transverse spatial separation between the two perpendicularly polarized modes. The consequences of these measurements on the two-frequency operation of such class-A semiconductor lasers are discussed.

© 2010 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.3460) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers
(060.5625) Fiber optics and optical communications : Radio frequency photonics
(140.7260) Lasers and laser optics : Vertical cavity surface emitting lasers

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: January 8, 2010
Revised Manuscript: February 19, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: February 24, 2010
Published: February 25, 2010

V. Pal, P. Trofimoff, B.-X. Miranda, G. Baili, M. Alouini, L. Morvan, D. Dolfi, F. Goldfarb, I. Sagnes, R. Ghosh, and F. Bretenaker, "Measurement of the coupling constant in a two-frequency VECSEL," Opt. Express 18, 5008-5014 (2010)

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