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Frequency selectivity in laterally coupled semiconductor laser arrays

Salzman, J. and Lang, R. and Yariv, A. (1985) Frequency selectivity in laterally coupled semiconductor laser arrays. Optics Letters, 10 (8). pp. 387-389. ISSN 0146-9592.

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A longitudinal-mode analysis of a system of laterally coupled waveguided resonators is presented in the coupled-mode approximation. It is shown that variations in the mirror reflectivity of the individual channels result in coupling between the supermodes of the structure. This may lead to mode suppression by modulation of the threshold gain of different Fabry-Perot modes.

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Additional Information:© Copyright 1985 Optical Society of America Received April 17, 1985; accepted May 20, 1985 This research was supported by grants from the U.S. Office of Naval Research, the U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research, and the National Science Foundation. J. Salzman would like to acknowledge the financial support of a Bantrell Post-doctoral Fellowship and a Fullbright Fellowship. R. Lang would like to acknowledge the support of the National Science Foundation.
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