Ultrafast dynamics in field-enhanced saturable absorbers

Karin, J.R.; Helkey, R.J.; Derickson, D.J.; Nagarajan, R.; Allin, D.S.; Bowers, J.E.; Thornton, R.L.
February 1994
Applied Physics Letters;2/7/1994, Vol. 64 Issue 6, p676
Academic Journal
Examines absorption recovery dynamics of GaAs/AlGaAs waveguide saturable absorbers. Comparison of pump powers between bulk and single quantum well (QW) absorbers; Use of QW semiconductors as saturable absorbers for short pulse generation.


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