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Semiconductor laser quantum noise limits

Yariv, A. and Kitching, J. and Shevy, Y. (1995) Semiconductor laser quantum noise limits. In: Laser Frequency Stabilization and Noise Reduction. Proceedings of SPIE. No.2378. Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) , Bellingham, WA, pp. 2-21. ISBN 0-8194-1725-4.

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The quantum mechanical limits to the fundamental noise performance of semiconductor lasers are reviewed. Recent advances in pushing the laser noise below theses limits are then discussed with emphasis on pump suppression, electronic feedback, and correlation techniques such as optical feedback. It is found that narrow-linewidth semiconductor lasers with sub-shot- noise photon statistics are within the reach of current technology.

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Official Citation:Amnon Yariv, John E. Kitching, Yaakov Shevy, "Semiconductor laser quantum noise limits", Proc. SPIE 2378, Laser Frequency Stabilization and Noise Reduction, (26 April 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.208221;
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