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  • Vol. 12, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 1987
  • pp: 334–336

Bandwidth-limited picosecond pulse generation in an actively mode-locked GaAs laser with intracavity chirp compensation

J. Kuhl, M. Serenyi, and E. O. Göbel  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 12, Issue 5, pp. 334-336 (1987)

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A Gires–Tournois interferometer has been applied for intracavity chirp compensation of an actively mode-locked GaAs laser. Fourier-transform-limited pulses as short as 4.6 psec have been obtained at 790 nm.

© 1987 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: January 5, 1987
Manuscript Accepted: February 10, 1987
Published: May 1, 1987

J. Kuhl, E. O. Göbel, and M. Serenyi, "Bandwidth-limited picosecond pulse generation in an actively mode-locked GaAs laser with intracavity chirp compensation," Opt. Lett. 12, 334-336 (1987)

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