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 publication2018 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2018 - Proceedings
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Print)9781943580422
StatePublished - Aug 6 2018
Event2018 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2018 - San Jose, United States
Duration: May 13 2018May 18 2018

Publication series

Name2018 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2018 - Proceedings

Other

Other2018 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2018
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period5/13/185/18/18

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Gao, Z., Johnson, M. T., Dave, H., Thompson, B. J., & Choquette, K. D. (2018). Non-hermiticity in weakly coupled semiconductor laser arrays. In 2018 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2018 - Proceedings [8427485] (2018 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2018 - Proceedings). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc..