Actively mode-locked GaInAsP laser with subpicosecond output

Corzine, S. W.; Bowers, J. E.; Przybylek, G.; Koren, U.; Miller, B. I.; Soccolich, C. E.
February 1988
Applied Physics Letters;2/1/1988, Vol. 52 Issue 5, p348
Academic Journal
We actively mode lock a high-frequency GaInAsP laser at a rate of 16 GHz to obtain nearly transform-limited hyperbolic secant pulses with a pulse width of 0.58 ps. This is the shortest pulse width yet demonstrated for either passively or actively mode-locked semiconductor lasers.


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