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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 8 — Apr. 9, 2012
  • pp: 8649–8657

High performance mode locking characteristics of single section quantum dash lasers

Ricardo Rosales, S. G. Murdoch, R.T. Watts, K. Merghem, Anthony Martinez, Francois Lelarge, Alain Accard, L. P. Barry, and Abderrahim Ramdane  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 8, pp. 8649-8657 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.008649


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Abstract

Mode locking features of single section quantum dash based lasers are investigated. Particular interest is given to the static spectral phase profile determining the shape of the mode locked pulses. The phase profile dependence on cavity length and injection current is experimentally evaluated, demonstrating the possibility of efficiently using the wide spectral bandwidth exhibited by these quantum dash structures for the generation of high peak power sub-picosecond pulses with low radio frequency linewidths.

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OCIS Codes
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers
(140.5960) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers
(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: November 21, 2011
Revised Manuscript: February 2, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: February 20, 2012
Published: March 29, 2012

Citation
Ricardo Rosales, S. G. Murdoch, R.T. Watts, K. Merghem, Anthony Martinez, Francois Lelarge, Alain Accard, L. P. Barry, and Abderrahim Ramdane, "High performance mode locking characteristics of single section quantum dash lasers," Opt. Express 20, 8649-8657 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-8-8649


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