Kitching, J. and Provenzano, D. and Yariv, A. (1995) Generation of amplitude-squeezed light from a room-temperature Fabry-Perot semiconductor laser. Optics Letters, 20 (24). pp. 2526-2528. ISSN 0146-9592 http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:KITol95
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Amplitude-squeezed light with intensity fluctuations 29% below the standard quantum limit (SQL) is produced from a pump-suppressed room-temperature semiconductor laser, corresponding to 41% below the SQL after correction for detection efficiency. Excess noise, which degrades the observed squeezing, appears to be associated with the presence of weak longitudinal side modes.
|Additional Information:||© 1995 Optical Society of America Received July 3, 1995 The authors gratefully acknowledge useful comments from Y. Shevy and support from the National Science Foundation, the Advanced Research Projects Agency, and the U.S. Office of Naval Research. The laser used in the experiment was generously donated by Spectra Diode Laboratories, Inc.|
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