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Article

Publication Date

10-4-2016

Abstract

A new scheme for building two dimensional laser arrays that operate in the single supermode regime is proposed. This is done by introducing an optical coupling between the laser array and lossy pseudo-isospectral chains of photonic resonators. The spectrum of this discrete reservoir is tailored to suppress all the supermodes of the main array except the fundamental one. This spectral engineering is facilitated by employing the Householder transformation in conjunction with discrete supersymmetry. The proposed scheme is general and can in principle be used in different platforms such as VCSEL arrays and photonic crystal laser arrays.

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© 2016 Macmillan Publishers Limited. Article deposited here in compliance with publisher policies. Publisher's version of record: https://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep33253

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Scientific Reports

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