Acceleration of coherent transfer of energy by stimulated emission and absorption

C. W. Lowry, F. Brown De Colstoun, A. E. Paul, G. Khitrova, H. M. Gibbs, J. W. Grantham, R. Jin, D. Boggavarapu, S. W. Koch, M. Sargent, T. M. Brennan, B. E. Hammons

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Abstract

Coherent transfer of energy (CTE) gives rise to a new peak and dip in the probe gain spectrum that move proportionally with the intracavity injected power showing that stimulated emission and absorption significantly speed up the semiconductor response. Gain modification is seen in two nondegenerate, cross-polarized modes of a microcavity laser when light is injected into only one mode, giving strong evidence for the CTE origin of the gain asymmetry.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1534-1537
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical review letters
Volume71
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - 1993

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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