All-optical control of transverse patterns in planar semiconductor microcavities

M. H. Luk, Y. C. Tse, Nai-Hang Kwong, P. T. Leung, S. Schumacher, Rudolf Binder

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Abstract

We analyze the selection/switching of instability-induced optical patterns in semiconductor microcavities. Besides realistic calculations, we use a population model and Catastrophe theory to organize our understanding of the patterns' dynamics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557529435
StatePublished - Jan 1 2012
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: May 6 2012May 11 2012

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period5/6/125/11/12

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Luk, M. H., Tse, Y. C., Kwong, N-H., Leung, P. T., Schumacher, S., & Binder, R. (2012). All-optical control of transverse patterns in planar semiconductor microcavities. In Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America (OSA).