The amplitude and the phase of a multimode vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser (VCSEL) are recovered by a simple tomographic procedure based on the ambiguity function. The results are of considerable importance for any field of optics in which VCSELs are employed.
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D. Dragoman, M. Dragoman, and K.-H. Brenner, "Tomographic amplitude and phase recovery of vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers by use of the ambiguity function," Opt. Lett. 27, 1519-1521 (2002)