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

M. Xia, M. 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 publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2008
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)9781557528599
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2008
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2008 - San Jose, CA, USA United States
Duration: 4 May 20089 May 2008

Conference

ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2008
Country/TerritoryUSA United States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period4/05/089/05/08

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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