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Electronics Letters
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Picosecond Pulses (2ps) From Hybrid Mode-Locked Algaas Qw Lasers With Integrated Active Waveguide Cavities

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Single ultrashort optical pulses (2ps with 17.6 GHz repetition rate) have been generated with hybrid mode-locked monolithic GaAs/AIGaAs lasers at λ = 856nm. Instead of an external cavity, long active waveguides were used as resonators with a roundtrip frequency of 5.9 GHz. Increasing the pump current in the waveguide far above transparency led to 10 ps pulses with a high peak power of 110 mW. © 1991, The Institution of Electrical Engineers. All rights reserved.

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06 Jun 1991

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Electronics Letters

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