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Mid-infrared lasing induced by noise.

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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>03/2003
<mark>Journal</mark>Fluctuation and Noise Letters
Issue number1
Number of pages5
Pages (from-to)L91-L95
<mark>Original language</mark>English


We demonstrate that external noise can play a constructive role in a laser diode, inducing coherent mid-infrared radiation. Depending on noise intensity, the induced lasing can be either unimode or mulitimode. The coherence of the radiation in each mode reaches its maximum at an optimal noise intensity that differs depending on the mode. The phenomenon can therefore be classified as a multiple coherence resonance.

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Electronic version of this article published as MID-INFRARED LASING INDUCED BY NOISE
V. V. SHERSTNEV, A. KRIER, A. G. BALANOV, N. B. JANSON, A. N. SILCHENKO, P. V. E. McCLINTOCK in Fluctuation and Noise Letters, 3, 1, 2003, L91-L95 10.1142/S0219477503001129 © copyright World Scientific Publishing Company http://www.worldscientific.com/toc/fnl/03/01