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Absorber length optimisation for sub-picosecond pulse generation in passively mode-locked 1.3μm quantum dot laser diodes
Author(s): A. R. Rae; M. G. Thompson; R. V. Penty; I. H. White; A. R. Kovsh; S. S. Mikhrin; D. A. Livshits; I. L. Krestnikov
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Paper Abstract

Through absorber length optimisation, sub-picosecond pulse generation and low timing jitter are demonstrated in a 20GHz passively mode-locked quantum-dot laser diode. Pulse-widths as low as 800fs and timing jitter performance of 390fs (20kHz-50MHz) are achieved.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 April 2006
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6184, Semiconductor Lasers and Laser Dynamics II, 61841F (14 April 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.662892
Show Author Affiliations
A. R. Rae, Univ. of Cambridge (United Kingdom)
M. G. Thompson, Univ. of Cambridge (United Kingdom)
R. V. Penty, Univ. of Cambridge (United Kingdom)
I. H. White, Univ. of Cambridge (United Kingdom)
A. R. Kovsh, Nanosemiconductor GmbH (Germany)
S. S. Mikhrin, Nanosemiconductor GmbH (Germany)
D. A. Livshits, Nanosemiconductor GmbH (Germany)
I. L. Krestnikov, Nanosemiconductor GmbH (Germany)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6184:
Semiconductor Lasers and Laser Dynamics II
Daan Lenstra; Markus Pessa; Ian H. White, Editor(s)

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