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Multiple-quantum-well photonic integrated circuits for pulse generation at 1-10GHz repetition rates
Author(s): Per B. Hansen; Uziel Koren; Gregory Raybon; Barry I. Miller; Martin G. Young; M. D. Chien; Jean-Marc Verdiell; Charles A. Burrus
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Paper Abstract

System demonstrations employing soliton transmission and/or optical time division multiplexing have emphasized the need for stable and reliable pulse sources with repetition rates in the 1 GHz to 10 GHz range. For these applications, we have fabricated several photonic integrated laser devices that through gain-switching or mode-locking generate optical pulses with durations between 20 ps and 50 ps. In this talk, we will discuss gain-switched DBR laser integrated with high-power optical amplifiers or electro-absorption modulators and laser devices with long low-loss passive waveguides for active mode-locking.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 September 1992
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1680, High-Speed Electronics and Optoelectronics, (3 September 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.137708
Show Author Affiliations
Per B. Hansen, AT&T Bell Labs. (United States)
Uziel Koren, AT&T Bell Labs. (United States)
Gregory Raybon, AT&T Bell Labs. (United States)
Barry I. Miller, AT&T Bell Labs. (United States)
Martin G. Young, AT&T Bell Labs. (United States)
M. D. Chien, AT&T Bell Labs. (United States)
Jean-Marc Verdiell, AT&T Bell Labs. (United States)
Charles A. Burrus, AT&T Bell Labs. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1680:
High-Speed Electronics and Optoelectronics

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