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Broad-band wavelength tunable picosecond pulses from CW passively mode-locked two-section multiple quantum-well lasers

Schrans, Thomas and Sanders, Steve and Yariv, Amnon (1992) Broad-band wavelength tunable picosecond pulses from CW passively mode-locked two-section multiple quantum-well lasers. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 4 (4). pp. 323-326. ISSN 1041-1135. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:SCHRieeeptl92

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Abstract

Wavelength tunable CW (continuous-wave) passive mode-locking of a two-section quantum-well laser coupled to an external cavity is demonstrated. A tuning range of 26 nm is achieved with typical autocorrelation full widths at half maximum of 4.5 ps.


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Additional Information:© Copyright 1992 IEEE. Reprinted with permission. Manuscript received November 27, 1991. This work was supported by the National Science Foundation, the Office of Naval Research, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, and DARPA. We would like to acknowledge J. E. Ungar, J. Paslaski, and H. A. Zarem from Ortel Corporation, Alhambra CA, for providing the laser devices used in this experiment.
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