Remarkable enhancement in the self-pulsating action of a weakly-index-guided AlGaAs laser diode by nanosecond electric-pulse excitation

Shunsuke Kono, Tomoyuki Oki, Takao Miyajima, Masaru Kuramoto, Hideki Watanabe, Masao Ikeda, Hiroyuki Yokoyama

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Abstract

Pulsation phenomena were enhanced in an AlGaAs self-pulsation laser diode under strong electric-pulse excitation. The peak power and pulse repetition increased, and the pulse duration decreased by a factor of 10 compared to DC-current operation.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNonlinear Optics
Subtitle of host publicationMaterials, Fundamentals and Applications, NLO 2009
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557528735
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009
EventNonlinear Optics: Materials, Fundamentals and Applications, NLO 2009 - Honolulu, HI, United States
Duration: 2009 Jul 122009 Jul 17

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherNonlinear Optics: Materials, Fundamentals and Applications, NLO 2009
CountryUnited States
CityHonolulu, HI
Period09/7/1209/7/17

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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