Variable frequency picosecond optical pulse generation from laser diodes by electrical feedback

Izadpanah, S. H.; Paslaski, J.; Rav-Noy, Z.; Margalit, S.; Yariv, A.
June 1985
Applied Physics Letters;6/1/1985, Vol. 46 Issue 11, p1030
Academic Journal
High repetition rate picosecond optical pulse generation is achieved by providing electrical feedback (with and without external gain) to a self-pulsating laser diode. The feedback improves pulsation short-term stability (<25-kHz frequency jitter) and narrows the laser pulses (14 ps).


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