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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 24 — Nov. 19, 2012
  • pp: 27355–27363

Stable, dual mode, high repetition rate mode-locked laser based on a microring resonator

Alessia Pasquazi, Marco Peccianti, Brent E. Little, Sai T. Chu, David J. Moss, and Roberto Morandotti  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 24, pp. 27355-27363 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.027355


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Abstract

We demonstrate a novel mode locked ultrafast laser, based on an integrated high-Q microring resonator. Our scheme exhibits stable operation of two slightly shifted spectral optical comb replicas. It generates a highly monochromatic radiofrequency modulation of 65.8MHz with a linewidth < 10kHz, on a 200GHz output pulse train.

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OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(140.3948) Lasers and laser optics : Microcavity devices
(070.7145) Fourier optics and signal processing : Ultrafast processing

ToC Category:
Frequency Comb Generation

History
Original Manuscript: August 30, 2012
Revised Manuscript: October 2, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: October 3, 2012
Published: November 19, 2012

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Nonlinear Photonics (2012) Optics Express

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Alessia Pasquazi, Marco Peccianti, Brent E. Little, Sai T. Chu, David J. Moss, and Roberto Morandotti, "Stable, dual mode, high repetition rate mode-locked laser based on a microring resonator," Opt. Express 20, 27355-27363 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-24-27355


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