Anomalous reflection of light in novel distributed-feedback structures

Research paper by S. M. Loktev, V. A. Sychugov, B. A. Usievich, O. Parriaux

Indexed on: 01 Feb '97Published on: 01 Feb '97Published in: JETP Letters


The possibility that lasing can occur in a rippled waveguide structure containing a high-reflectivity layer is studied. Lasing is achieved experimentally in a waveguide structure with an active buffer layer. Different mechanisms of distributed feedback in the structure are examined.