Ultrafast spin dynamics in spin-polarized vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser devices

N. C. Gerhardt, S. Hoevel, N. Li, H. Jaehme, M. R. Hofmann, T. Ackemann, A. Kroner, R. Michalzik

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Abstract

Spin-polarized lasers offer new encouraging possibilities for future devices. We compare time-resolved luminescence measurements with theoretical models for spin dynamics in spin-polarized lasers and demonstrate ultrafast polarization switching during one short single-mode laser pulse. (C) 2009 Optical Society of America
Original languageEnglish
Pagespaper CMRR6
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 2009
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (CLEO/QELS 2009) - Baltimore, United States
Duration: 2 Jun 20094 Jun 2009

Conference

ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (CLEO/QELS 2009)
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore
Period2/06/094/06/09

Keywords

  • spin dynamics
  • ultrafast
  • vertical cavity
  • surface emitting

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