External-cavity mode-locked quantum-dot lasers for low repetition rate, sub-picosecond pulse generation

M. Xia, Mark G. Thompson, R. V. Penty, I. H. White

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Abstract

External-cavity mode-locking of a quantum-dot laser is demonstrated with record-low repetition-rates of 310MHz, and harmonic repetition-rates up to 4GHz. Fourier-limited 930fs pulse generation is achieved. The pulse-energy of ∼0.45pJ is independent of operating conditions.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2008 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/QELS
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 Sep 2008
EventConference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/QELS 2008 - San Jose, CA, USA United States
Duration: 4 May 20089 May 2008

Publication series

Name2008 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/QELS

Conference

ConferenceConference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/QELS 2008
CountryUSA United States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period4/05/089/05/08

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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