Mode-Locked semiconductor laser with controllable intracavity dispersion and absorption

J.C. Balzer1, B. Döpke1, A. Klehr2, G. Erbert2, G. Tränkle2, M.R. Hofmann1

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European Conf. on Lasers and Electro-Optics and Int. Quantum Electronics Conf. (CLEO®/Europe-IQEC), Munich, Germany, May 12-16, poster CL-P.23-MON (2013).

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Abstract:

In the scope of this work we will present the influence of intracavity absorption in interplay with intracavity dispersion. The goal is to get a deeper insight into the physical effects of mode-locking of semiconductor laser diodes. This helps to verify theoretical models and possibly allows generating pulses shorter than 200 fs.

1 Lehrstuhl für Photonik und Terahertztechnologie, Ruhr Universität Bochum, Germany
2 Ferdinand-Braun-Institut, Leibniz-Institut für Höchstfrequenztechnik, Gustav-Kirchhoff-Straße 4, 12489 Berlin, Germany