Gigahertz circular polarization oscillations in spin-polarized vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers

N. C. Gerhardt, M. Li, H. Jaehme, H. Soldat, M. R. Hofmann, T. Ackemann

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Abstract

We analyze ultrafast circular polarization oscillations in a commercial vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser after spin injection at room temperature. The circular polarization exhibits faster dynamics than the intensity and longer persistence than the spin relaxation time.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 17 May 2010
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics CLEO/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (QELS) - San Jose, United States
Duration: 16 May 201021 May 2010

Conference

ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics CLEO/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (QELS)
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period16/05/1021/05/10

Keywords

  • dynamics
  • surface-emitting layers
  • spin-polarized
  • spin injection
  • room temperature

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Gerhardt, N. C., Li, M., Jaehme, H., Soldat, H., Hofmann, M. R., & Ackemann, T. (2010). Gigahertz circular polarization oscillations in spin-polarized vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers. Paper presented at Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics CLEO/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (QELS), San Jose, United States.