IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - 10 GHz mode-locked ring laser with external optical modulation of a semiconductor optical amplifier

OFC/IOOC'99. Optical Fiber Communication Conference and the International Conference on Integrated Optics and Optical Fiber Communications

Author(s): T. Papakyriakopoulos ; H. Avramopoulos
Sponsor(s): IEEE Commun. Soc.
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 January 1999
Conference Location: San Diego, CA, USA, USA
Conference Date: 21 February 1999
Volume: 1
Page Count: 3
ISBN (Paper): 1-55752-582-X
DOI: 10.1109/OFC.1999.767775
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We present a novel technique for short pulse generation, based on the externally induced fast saturation of a semiconductor optical amplifier. We demonstrate a 11-ps, 10-GHz fiber ring laser... View More

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