High-power picosecond and femtosecond pulse generation from a two-section mode-locked quantum-dot laser

E U Rafailov, Maria Ana Cataluna, W Sibbett, N D Il'inskaya, Y M Zadiranov, A E Zhukov, V M Ustinov, D A Livshits, A R Kovsh, N N Ledentsov

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Abstract

We demonstrate mode locking in a two-section quantum-dot laser that produces output powers up to 45 mW at 1260 nm. The pulse duration could be varied from 2 ps to as short as 400 fs at the 21 GHz pulse repetition rate. (c) 2005 American Institute of Physics.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)081107
Number of pages3
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Volume87
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 22 Aug 2005

Keywords

  • SEMICONDUCTOR-LASERS
  • LOCKING

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