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

Edik U. Rafailov, Maria Ana Cataluna, Wilson Sibbett, N. D. Il'Inskaya, Yu M. Zadiranov, A. E. Zhukov, V. M. Ustinov, Daniil 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.

Original languageEnglish
Article number081107
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Volume87
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 22 Aug 2005

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  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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    Rafailov, E. U., Cataluna, M. A., Sibbett, W., Il'Inskaya, N. D., Zadiranov, Y. M., Zhukov, A. E., Ustinov, V. M., Livshits, D. A., Kovsh, A. R., & Ledentsov, N. N. (2005). High-power picosecond and femtosecond pulse generation from a two-section mode-locked quantum-dot laser. Applied Physics Letters, 87(8), [081107]. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2032608