Highly reliable mode-locked semiconductor lasers

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Abstract

Very reliable mode-locked semiconductor lasers have been developed. These devices provide high signal-to-noise ratio optical clock pulses of a few picoseconds temporal width in the 1.5-micrometer wavelength region. Potential applications of these lasers for high-bit-rate optical communication systems operating at over 40 Gbps including all-optical signal processing, and for very high-speed measurement systems are described.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)27-36
Number of pages10
JournalIEICE Transactions on Electronics
VolumeE85-C
Issue number1 SPEC.
Publication statusPublished - 2002 Jan
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Mode-locking
  • Optical communication
  • Optical measurement
  • Semiconductor lasers
  • Ultrashort light pulses

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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