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  • Vol. 18, Iss. 19 — Oct. 1, 1993
  • pp: 1600–1602

Coupled-cavity mode locking with passive semiconductor waveguides

R. S. Grant, Z. Su, G. T. Kennedy, W. Sibbett, and J. S. Aitchison  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 18, Issue 19, pp. 1600-1602 (1993)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.18.001600


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Abstract

Coupled-cavity mode locking of a KCI:TI color-center laser has been achieved with passive waveguides fabricated in the AlGaAs material system. The ultrafast refractive nonlinearity at the half-band gap is exploited by the laser to produce pulses as short as 230 fs at operating wavelengths of ∼1520 nm.

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Original Manuscript: March 23, 1993
Published: October 1, 1993

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R. S. Grant, J. S. Aitchison, Z. Su, G. T. Kennedy, and W. Sibbett, "Coupled-cavity mode locking with passive semiconductor waveguides," Opt. Lett. 18, 1600-1602 (1993)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-18-19-1600


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