Absorber length optimisation for sub-picosecond pulse generation in passively mode-locked 1.3μm quantum-dot laser diodes

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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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.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSemiconductor Lasers and Laser Dynamics II
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 10 Aug 2006
EventSemiconductor Lasers and Laser Dynamics II - Strasbourg, France
Duration: 3 Apr 20066 Apr 2006

Publication series

NameProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Volume6184
ISSN (Print)0277-786X

Conference

ConferenceSemiconductor Lasers and Laser Dynamics II
CountryFrance
CityStrasbourg
Period3/04/066/04/06

Keywords

  • Absorber length optimisation
  • Mode-locked lasers
  • Quantum dots
  • Semiconductor lasers

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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