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Polarization switches in vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers

Beri, Stefano and Mannella, Riccardo and Luchinsk, Dmitrii G. and McClintock, Peter V. E. (2004) Polarization switches in vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers. Proceedings of SPIE, 5468. pp. 133-141. ISSN 0277-786X

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    Abstract

    The polarization dynamics of a vertical cavity surface emitting laser is investigated as a nonlinear stochastic dynamical system. The polarization switches in the device are considered as activation processes in a two dimensional system with a saddle cycle; the optimal way of switching is determined as the solution of a boundary value problem. The theoretical results are in good agreement with the numerical simulations.

    Item Type: Article
    Journal or Publication Title: Proceedings of SPIE
    Additional Information: Copyright 2004 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers. One print or electronic copy may be made for personal use only. Systematic reproduction and distribution, duplication of any material in this paper for a fee or for commercial purposes, or modification of the content of the paper are prohibited. http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.546993
    Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
    Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics
    ID Code: 25495
    Deposited By: ep_ss_importer
    Deposited On: 18 Mar 2009 13:27
    Refereed?: No
    Published?: Published
    Last Modified: 18 Jun 2015 06:43
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    URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/25495

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