Amplification of femtosecond pulses over by 18 dB in a quantum-dot semiconductor optical amplifier

E U Rafailov, P Loza-Alvarez, W Sibbett, G S Sokolovskii, D A Livshits, A E Zhukov, V M Ustinov

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Abstract

We demonstrate amplification (>18 dB) of 200-fs pulses in a quantum-dot (QD) semiconductor amplifier. Our measurements have shown that such QD devices can provide amplification of femtosecond pulses over a spectral range that exceeds 100 nm.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1023-1025
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Volume15
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2003

Keywords

  • femtosecond pulses
  • quantum dots (QDs)
  • semiconductor amplifier
  • DYNAMICS

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