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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 23 — Nov. 18, 2013
  • pp: 29000–29005

23 and 39 GHz low phase noise monosection InAs/InP (113)B quantum dots mode-locked lasers

K. Klaime, C. Calò, R. Piron, C. Paranthoen, D. Thiam, T. Batte, O. Dehaese, J. Le Pouliquen, S. Loualiche, A. Le Corre, K. Merghem, A. Martinez, and A. Ramdane  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 23, pp. 29000-29005 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.029000


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Abstract

Here we report for the first time a passive mode-locking of single section Fabry-Perot (FP) lasers based on InAs quantum dots(QDs) grown on (113)B InP substrate. Devices under study are a 1 and 2 mm long laser diodes emitting around 1.58 µm. Self-starting pulses with repetition rates around 23 and 39 GHz and pulse widths down to 1.5 ps are observed after propagation through a suitable length of single-mode fiber for intracavity dispersion compensation. A RF spectral width as low as 20 kHz has been obtained leading to a low timing jitter RMS.

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OCIS Codes
(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: August 20, 2013
Revised Manuscript: September 26, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: September 30, 2013
Published: November 15, 2013

Citation
K. Klaime, C. Calò, R. Piron, C. Paranthoen, D. Thiam, T. Batte, O. Dehaese, J. Le Pouliquen, S. Loualiche, A. Le Corre, K. Merghem, A. Martinez, and A. Ramdane, "23 and 39 GHz low phase noise monosection InAs/InP (113)B quantum dots mode-locked lasers," Opt. Express 21, 29000-29005 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-23-29000


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