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

Cite this

Rae, A. R., Thompson, M. G., Penty, R. V., White, I. H., Kovsh, A. R., Mikhrin, S. S., ... Krestnikov, I. L. (2006). Absorber length optimisation for sub-picosecond pulse generation in passively mode-locked 1.3μm quantum-dot laser diodes. In Semiconductor Lasers and Laser Dynamics II [61841F] (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; Vol. 6184). https://doi.org/10.1117/12.662892