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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 12 — Jun. 7, 2010
  • pp: 12832–12838

Dual-wavelength mode-locked quantum-dot laser, via ground and excited state transitions: experimental and theoretical investigation

Maria Ana Cataluna, Daniil I. Nikitichev, Spiros Mikroulis, Hercules Simos, Christos Simos, Charis Mesaritakis, Dimitris Syvridis, Igor Krestnikov, Daniil Livshits, and Edik U. Rafailov  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 12, pp. 12832-12838 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.012832


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Abstract

We report a dual-wavelength passive mode locking regime where picosecond pulses are generated from both ground (λ = 1263nm) and excited state transitions (λ = 1180nm), in a GaAs-based monolithic two-section quantum-dot laser. Moreover, these results are reproduced by numerical simulations which provide a better insight on the dual-wavelength mode-locked operation.

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OCIS Codes
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers
(140.5960) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers
(320.7120) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast phenomena
(250.5590) Optoelectronics : Quantum-well, -wire and -dot devices

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: April 2, 2010
Revised Manuscript: May 26, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: May 27, 2010
Published: June 1, 2010

Citation
Maria Ana Cataluna, Daniil I. Nikitichev, Spiros Mikroulis, Hercules Simos, Christos Simos, Charis Mesaritakis, Dimitris Syvridis, Igor Krestnikov, Daniil Livshits, and Edik U. Rafailov, "Dual-wavelength mode-locked quantum-dot laser, via ground and excited state transitions: experimental and theoretical investigation," Opt. Express 18, 12832-12838 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-12-12832


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