Non-Hermiticity in weakly coupled semiconductor laser arrays

Zihe Gao, Matthew T. Johnson, Harshil Dave, Bradley J. Thompson, Kent D. Choquette

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Abstract

Coupled semiconductor laser arrays are naturally non-Hermitian optical systems. We show that in a weakly coupled semiconductor laser array, the control for gain/loss is dominated by the nonlinearities, rather than simply following the pump profile.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationScience and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2018
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
ISBN (Electronic)9781557528209
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018
EventCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2018 - San Jose, United States
Duration: May 13 2018May 18 2018

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
VolumePart F94-CLEO_SI 2018

Other

OtherCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2018
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period5/13/185/18/18

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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