Monolithically integrated tunable mode-locked laser diode source with individual pulse selection and post-amplification

X. Guo, A. H. Quarterman, A. Wonfor, R. V. Penty, I. H. White

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We report the generation of high-peak-power picosecond optical pulses in the 1.55 μm spectral band from a monolithically mode-locked laser integrated with a pulse selector and power booster. High-peak-power (>1 W) pulses with durations of 15.4 ps at a 55 MHz selected rate are demonstrated, indicating that this device shows promise as a high-peak-power pulsed light source for bio-photonic applications.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4835-4838
Number of pages4
JournalOptics Letters
Issue number20
Publication statusPublished - 14 Oct 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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