Phasor plots in optical injection experiments

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An interferometric method for obtaining phasor plots of an optically injected laser is described. The technique is applied to a quantum well device and corresponding numerical plots are obtained for comparison yielding excellent quantitative agreement. An extension of the technique to obtain 3-D plots by incorporating a measurement of the gain is also described and applied to an injected quantum dot laser.

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Kelleher, B., Goulding, D., Baselga Pascual, B. et al. Phasor plots in optical injection experiments. Eur. Phys. J. D 58, 175–179 (2010). https://doi.org/10.1140/epjd/e2010-00063-2

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Keywords

  • Hopf Bifurcation
  • Fiber Bragg Grating
  • Relaxation Oscillation
  • Phasor Plot
  • Injection Level