Temperature dependence of pulse duration in a mode-locked quantum-dot laser

Maria Ana Cataluna, E. A. Viktorov, Paul Mandel, Wilson Sibbett, Daniil A. Livshits, J. Weimert, A. R. Kovsh, Edik U. Rafailov

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Abstract

The authors demonstrate, experimentally and theoretically, that in a mode-locked two-section quantum-dot laser, the pulse duration decreases with temperature. The primary cause is the increase of carrier capture/escape rates with temperature that leads to faster absorption recovery.

Original languageEnglish
Article number101102
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Volume90
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 5 Mar 2007

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  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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