Semiconductor microlaser linewidths

U. Mohideen, R. E. Slusher, F. Jahnke, S. W. Koch

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Semiconductor microdisk laser linewidths are measured for cavity volumes near a cubic wavelength. The linewidths remain near the subthreshold values for pump powers well above threshold in agreement with a microscopic theory that includes the coupled dynamics of the optical emission and the nonequilibrium electron-hole gas in the cavity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1785-1788
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number13
StatePublished - Jan 1 1994

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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