Relative refractory period in an excitable semiconductor laser.

@article{Selmi2014RelativeRP,
  title={Relative refractory period in an excitable semiconductor laser.},
  author={Francesco Selmi and R{\'e}my Braive and Gregoire Beaudoin and Isabelle Sagnes and Robert Kuszelewicz and S Barbay},
  journal={Physical review letters},
  year={2014},
  volume={112 18},
  pages={183902}
}
We report on experimental evidence of neuronlike excitable behavior in a micropillar laser with saturable absorber. We show that under a single pulsed perturbation the system exhibits subnanosecond response pulses and analyze the role of the laser bias pumping. Under a double pulsed excitation we study the absolute and relative refractory periods, similarly to what can be found in neural excitability, and interpret the results in terms of a dynamical inhibition mediated by the carrier dynamics… CONTINUE READING
Highly Cited
This paper has 39 citations. REVIEW CITATIONS

5 Figures & Tables

Topics

Statistics

01020201620172018
Citations per Year

Citation Velocity: 9

Averaging 9 citations per year over the last 3 years.

Learn more about how we calculate this metric in our FAQ.