Lasers with active feedback are demonstrated to show self-pulsations and mode-locking. The different operation modes can be addressed via the driving currents. By experiments the different behavior of both pulsation types is demonstrated.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3490) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, distributed-feedback
S. Bauer, B. Hüttl, O. Brox, M. Biletzke, J. Kreissl, B. Sartorius, and H. Wünsche, " Unifying mode-locking and self-pulsations in a laser with active feedback," in Optical Amplifiers and Their Applications/Integrated Photonics Research, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper OTuD2.
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