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Hegarty, SP,Huyet, G,Porta, P,McInerney, JG;
1998
June
Optics Letters
Analysis of the fast recovery dynamics of a semiconductor laser with feedback in the low-frequency fluctuation regime
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We experimentally investigate the temporal evolution of the power of an external cavity semiconductor laser in the low-frequency fluctuation regime with subnanosecond resolution. We show, for the first time to our knowledge, that generally the laser power drops to a value significantly different from the solitary laser power. We demonstrate the analogy between the recovery of the laser intensity and the turn-on transient of a semiconductor laser. (C) 1998 Optical Society of America.
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