Picosecond Pulse Generation With Ultralow Jitter In 1.5-μM Multicontact Mqw Lasers Using Q-Switching

K. A. Williams, I. H. White

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High-peak-power picosecond pulses with ultralow timing jitter of 65 fs (50–500 Hz) have been generated by Q-switching multi-quantum-well (MQW) distributed feedback (DFB) and Fabry-Perot (FP) multicontact lasers. Peak pulse powers of 80 mW have been measured for pulses having durations of 26 ps and repetition rates of 1.25 GHz.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)867-869
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1993

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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