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  • Vol. 14, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 1997
  • pp: 2701–2704

Temporal and spectral refractive-index dynamics of mode-locked external-cavity semiconductor laser diodes

P. Miltényi, H. Jung, and W. Elsäßer  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 14, Issue 10, pp. 2701-2704 (1997)

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We determine the differential refractive-index spectra and the spectral dependence of the α parameter of mode-locked external-cavity semiconductor lasers by analyzing the spectral and temporal dynamics of the residual Fabry–Perot modes present in the temporal-gain spectra, which are measured by an electrical-pump–optical-probe technique. The influence of material and resonator contributions on chirp and pulsewidth performances are discussed.

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P. Miltényi, H. Jung, and W. Elsäßer, "Temporal and spectral refractive-index dynamics of mode-locked external-cavity semiconductor laser diodes," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 14, 2701-2704 (1997)

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