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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 3 — Feb. 4, 2008
  • pp: 2141–2146

Direct observation of the coherent spectral hole in the noise spectrum of a saturated InAs/InP quantum dash amplifier operating near 1550 nm

A. Capua, V. Mikhelashvili, G. Eisenstein, J.P. Reithmaier, A. Somers, A. Forchel, M. Calligaro, O. Parillaud, and M. Krakowski  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 3, pp. 2141-2146 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.002141


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Abstract

We demonstrate a direct observation of the coherent noise spectral hole in a saturated quantum dash amplifier. Its width 500-600 GHz is determined by the response time and is responsible for high speed regeneration properties.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(130.0250) Integrated optics : Optoelectronics
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing
(250.5980) Optoelectronics : Semiconductor optical amplifiers
(250.5590) Optoelectronics : Quantum-well, -wire and -dot devices

ToC Category:
Optoelectronics

History
Original Manuscript: December 6, 2007
Revised Manuscript: January 18, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: January 18, 2008
Published: January 31, 2008

Citation
A. Capua, V. Mikhelashvili, G. Eisenstein, J. P. Reithmaier, A. Somers, A. Forchel, M. Calligaro, O. Parillaud, and M. Krakowski, "Direct observation of the coherent spectral hole in the noise spectrum of a saturated InAs/InP quantum dash amplifier operating near 1550 nm," Opt. Express 16, 2141-2146 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-3-2141


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