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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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.

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