J. Phys. Colloques
Volume 49, Numéro C2, Juin 1988Optical Bistability - IV
|Page(s)||C2-63 - C2-68|
J. Phys. Colloques 49 (1988) C2-63-C2-68
OPTICAL BISTABILITY IN ACTIVE DEVICESHitoshi KAWAGUCHI
NTT Opto-Electronics Laboratories, 3-1, Morinosato, Wakamiya, Atsugi-shi, Kanagawa, 243-01, Japan
Recent progress in the study of both absorptive and dispersive bistability in semiconductor lasers is reviewed. Inhomogeneously excited semiconductor lasers as an absorptive case and resonant type laser diode amplifiers as a dispersive case, are described.