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High power all-quantum-dot-based external cavity modelocked laser

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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>19/07/2007
<mark>Journal</mark>Electronics Letters
Issue number15
Volume43
Number of pages2
Pages (from-to)812-813
Publication statusPublished
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

An all-quantum-dot based external cavity modelocked laser using a quantum-dot gain medium and SESAM is demonstrated for the first time. This laser produces average powers of up to 27 mW and modelocking has been obtained over a range of cavity repetition frequencies from 350 MHz to 1.5 GHz. Additional RF modulation has also been used to further improve the modelocked operation.