publication . Article . 2004

Investigation of spectrally broad gain multiple-width quantum well material for colliding pulse mode-locked operation

Jain, M.; McDougall, S.D.; Bryce, A.C.; Ironside, C.N.;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2004
  • Publisher: IEE
  • Country: India
Abstract
The first colliding pulse mode-locked operation of devices fabricated from broad gain spectrum multiple-width quantum well material is reported. Using multiple-width quantum wells in the active region of the InGaAs/InAlGaAs material system, 35% broader gain bandwidth has been obtained in comparison to the conventional identical width quantum well material. For the colliding pulse mode-locked operation, observation made from the optical spectra showed that the multiple-width quantum well laser provided one extra optical mode with the pulse width narrowing by 7% in comparison to the identical width quantum well laser.
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arXiv: Condensed Matter::Mesoscopic Systems and Quantum Hall EffectPhysics::Optics
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