Bistability and switching with very high contrast ratio in an optically-injected 1550nm-QDash Fabry-Perot laser

A. Hurtado, M. Nami, I. D. Henning, M. J. Adams, L. F. Lester

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A first experimental observation of different shapes of bistability and nonlinear switching with very high on-off contrast ratio (exceeding 180:1) is reported in an optically-injected 1550nm-QDash Fabry-Perot nanostructure laser.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)112-113
Number of pages2
JournalConference Digest - IEEE International Semiconductor Laser Conference
Publication statusPublished - 11 Dec 2012


  • laser stability
  • nanophotonics
  • nanostructured materials
  • quantum dash lasers
  • wavelength 1550 nm

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