The ultrafast gain dynamics of a semiconductor optical amplifier is measured under phase-correlated multiwavelength pulse amplification. Four-wave mixing, carrier heating and carrier cooling effects are observed and shown to enhance the phase correlation.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.5970) Nonlinear optics : Semiconductor nonlinear optics including MQW
(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics
(250.5980) Optoelectronics : Semiconductor optical amplifiers
L. C. Archundia, B. Resan, and P. J. Delfyett, "Pump-probe measurements of multiwavelength ultrafast gain dynamics in a semiconductor optical amplifier," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper CTuP41.
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