Microcavity laser linewidth theory

A. Pick, A. Cerjan, D. Liu, A. W. Rodriguez, A. D. Stone, Y. D. Chong, S. G. Johnson

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We present a multimode laser-linewidth formula that generalizes previous theories, including corrections for cavity losses, nonlinear gain and dispersion, but is derived in a more general setting and is therefore applicable to complex wavelength-scale lasers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationQELS - Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2015
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Electronic)9781557529688
StatePublished - May 4 2015
EventCLEO: QELS - Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2015 - San Jose, United States
Duration: May 10 2015May 15 2015

Publication series

NameCLEO: QELS - Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2015


OtherCLEO: QELS - Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2015
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Pick, A., Cerjan, A., Liu, D., Rodriguez, A. W., Stone, A. D., Chong, Y. D., & Johnson, S. G. (2015). Microcavity laser linewidth theory. In CLEO: QELS - Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2015 (pp. 1551p). (CLEO: QELS - Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2015). Optical Society of America (OSA). https://doi.org/10.1364/CLEO_QELS.2015.FW1C.7