10 March 2015 The linewidth of super and sub-luminal lasers
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We study theoretically the lasing properties and the cavity lifetime of super and sub-luminal lasers. We find that obtaining the necessary conditions for superluminal lasing is rather difficult and that laser operating under these conditions are unstable and tend to bi-frequency lasing. We study the relaxation time of power perturbation in super and sub-luminal lasers using a finite-difference-time-domain-tool and present the impact between the lasing power, the group velocity and the dispersion properties of the cavity on the relaxation dynamic of such perturbations.
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Jacob Scheuer, Selim Shahriar, "The linewidth of super and sub-luminal lasers", Proc. SPIE 9378, Slow Light, Fast Light, and Opto-Atomic Precision Metrology VIII, 93780O (10 March 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2086779; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2086779
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