Optical bistability in a Vertical-Cavity Semiconductor Optical Amplifier (VCSOA): pulsed input

Pengyue Wen, Michael Sanchez, Matthias Gross, Sadik Esener

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Abstract

We report experimental observations of optical bistability in a vertical-cavity semiconductor optical amplifier subject to an external pulsed input. Results show that the nonlinear transition exists with 1ns-duration pulsed input.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOptics in Computing, OC 2003
PublisherOptica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)
ISBN (Electronic)1557527504
StatePublished - 2003
EventOptics in Computing, OC 2003 - Washington, United States
Duration: Jun 16 2003Jun 20 2003

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers

Conference

ConferenceOptics in Computing, OC 2003
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityWashington
Period6/16/036/20/03

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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