Synchronous injection locking operation of monolithic mode-locked diode lasers

Hiroyuki Yokoyama, Takanori Shimizu, Takashi Ono, Yutaka Yano

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Abstract

Synchronized mode-locking of monolithic mode-locked diode lasers has been demonstrated by injecting the light output from a master monolithic mode-locked diode laser. The master diode laser is a 10 GHz hybridly mode-locked two section InGaAsP quantum well laser. The slave lasers are a 10 GHz two section laser which is similar to the master laser, and a 20 GHz three section colliding pulse mode-locking laser. Both the slave lasers were greatly stabilized at 10 GHz frequency by a synchronous mode-locking mechanism under the injection of master laser pulses.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)85-88
Number of pages4
JournalOptical Review
Volume2
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1995 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • mode-locking
  • semiconductor laser
  • stabilization
  • ultrafast optical communication
  • ultrashort light pulses

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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