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

Izadpanah, S. H. and Paslaski, J. and Rav-Noy, Z. and Margalit, S. and Yariv, A. (1985) Variable frequency picosecond optical pulse generation from laser diodes by electrical feedback. Applied Physics Letters, 46 (11). pp. 1030-1032. ISSN 0003-6951. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:IZAapl85

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Abstract

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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Additional Information:© 1985 American Institute of Physics. Received 7 January 1985; accepted 5 March 1985. This research was supported by the Office of Naval Research, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research and from a research grant from the ITT Corporation. The lasers used in this project were donated by the ORTEL Corporation.
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Subject Keywords:PULSE GENERATION, LASER DIODES, FEEDBACK, STABILITY, PULSE PROPAGATION, PS RANGE
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