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Broad-waveguide passively mode-locked laser diodes for stable short pulse generation
Author(s): E. A. Avrutin; B. S. Ryvkin; E. L. Portnoi
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Paper Abstract

It is shown theoretically that broadening the optical confinement layer in monolithic mode-locked semiconductor lasers may suppress Q-switching instability, by increasing the carrier transport time, and lead to emission of shorter, more stable optical pulses.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 May 2008
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 6997, Semiconductor Lasers and Laser Dynamics III, 699720 (8 May 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.783294
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E. A. Avrutin, Univ. of York (United Kingdom)
B. S. Ryvkin, A.F. Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute (Russia)
E. L. Portnoi, A.F. Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute (Russia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6997:
Semiconductor Lasers and Laser Dynamics III
Krassimir P. Panajotov; Marc Sciamanna; Angel A. Valle; Rainer Michalzik, Editor(s)

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