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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 37, Iss. 10 — May. 15, 2012
  • pp: 1700–1702

Instabilities in quantum-dot spin-VCSELs

Dimitris Alexandropoulos, Rihab Al-Seyab, Ian Henning, and Mike Adams  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 10, pp. 1700-1702 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.37.001700


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Abstract

A modified spin-flip model is used to investigate the stability of optically-pumped quantum-dot spin-vertical cavity surface-emitting lasers. in terms of pump intensity and polarization. The stability maps exhibit pronounced polarization switching in the stable regions. Periodic oscillations in unstable regions are attributed to competition between spin relaxation and birefringence.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(230.4320) Optical devices : Nonlinear optical devices
(230.5440) Optical devices : Polarization-selective devices
(250.7260) Optoelectronics : Vertical cavity surface emitting lasers

ToC Category:
Optoelectronics

History
Original Manuscript: January 25, 2012
Revised Manuscript: March 28, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: April 2, 2012
Published: May 14, 2012

Citation
Dimitris Alexandropoulos, Rihab Al-Seyab, Ian Henning, and Mike Adams, "Instabilities in quantum-dot spin-VCSELs," Opt. Lett. 37, 1700-1702 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-37-10-1700

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