Broadband External Optical Injection into a Single-Mode Semiconductor Laser

  • W. A. van der Graaf
  • D. Lenstra
  • A. M. Levine
Conference paper

Abstract

The phenomenon of injection locking in a nearly resonant circuit is known since long. The last few decades considerable progress has been made in the field of optical resonators, of which a diode laser operating above threshold, and injected with monochromatic light from an independent source (in general a laser too) is an example. A lot of research has focused on the locking state (i.e. the laser exactly copies the input field) and its stability.1

Keywords

Output Spectrum Free Running Input Field Optical Resonator Injection Level 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. A. van der Graaf
    • 1
  • D. Lenstra
    • 1
  • A. M. Levine
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Physics and AstronomyVrije UniversiteitAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.The College of Staten IslandCUNYNew YorkUSA

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