Optical Review

, Volume 21, Issue 2, pp 113–116 | Cite as

Anticorrelated bidirectional output of quasistadium-shaped semiconductor microlasers

  • Susumu Shinohara
  • Takehiro Fukushima
  • Satoshi Sunada
  • Takahisa Harayama
  • Kenichi Arai
  • Kazuyuki Yoshimura
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Abstract

Time-domain properties of the output from quasistadium-shaped microcavity semiconductor lasers are studied. Ring modes generating a bidirectional output are selectively excited by partial pumping. We observe a high anticorrelation between the two beams output from the ring modes. This can be considered as the generalization of alternate oscillations reported previously. We find that the outputs exhibit a robust slow modulation of 4–10 MHz, and explain it by the quasi-degeneracy of the resonator modes.

Keywords

two-dimensional laser diodes bidirectional output nonlinear dynamics resonator modes 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Susumu Shinohara
    • 1
  • Takehiro Fukushima
    • 2
  • Satoshi Sunada
    • 3
  • Takahisa Harayama
    • 1
    • 4
  • Kenichi Arai
    • 1
  • Kazuyuki Yoshimura
    • 1
  1. 1.NTT Communication Science LaboratoriesNTT CorporationSeika, KyotoJapan
  2. 2.Department of Information and Communication EngineeringOkayama Prefectural UniversitySoja, OkayamaJapan
  3. 3.Institute of Science and EngineeringKanazawa UniversityKanazawaJapan
  4. 4.Department of Mechanical EngineeringToyo UniversityKawagoe, SaitamaJapan

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