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  • Vol. 18, Iss. 5 — Mar. 1, 1993
  • pp: 379–381

Amplitude-squeezed light from quantum-well lasers

M. J. Freeman, H. Wang, D. G. Steel, R. Craig, and D. R. Scifres  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 18, Issue 5, pp. 379-381 (1993)

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High-impedance pump noise suppression was used to generate amplitude squeezing in an index-guided quantum-well laser. Light exhibiting photon-number noise 1.4 dB below the shot-noise limit was observed, and the corresponding polarization properties were examined. Close-coupled laser-detector measurements made with an unsaturated detector revealed 2.9 dB of squeezing.

© 1993 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: October 7, 1992
Published: March 1, 1993

M. J. Freeman, R. Craig, D. R. Scifres, H. Wang, and D. G. Steel, "Amplitude-squeezed light from quantum-well lasers," Opt. Lett. 18, 379-381 (1993)

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