Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
arxiv: Physics::Optics | Physics::Atomic Physics
We report mode locking in lasers integrated with semiconductor optical amplifiers, using either conventional or phase shifted sampled grating distributed Bragg reflectors(DBRs). For a conventional sampled grating with a continuous grating coupling coefficient of ~80 cm-... View more
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