Frequency multiplication in actively mode-locked semiconductor lasers

Onodera, N.; Lowery, A.J.; Zhai, L.; Ahmed, Z.; Tucker, R.S.
March 1993
Applied Physics Letters;3/22/1993, Vol. 62 Issue 12, p1329
Academic Journal
Examines a method enabling the mode-locked activation of an external-cavity semiconductor laser at multiples of the radio frequency (rf) drive frequency. Implication of external cavity rf and rf drive frequency relationship for the method; Repetition rate of the output; Demonstration of the method in a cavity resonance of 1GHz.


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