Cyclic three-phase amplitude jitter in mode-locked semiconductor lasers

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Abstract

A numerical model of a mode-locked semiconductor laser operated at the third harmonic of its cavity resonance predicts cyclic variations in the amplitudes of the three pulses circulating the cavity. These variations are phase-locked because of coupling via the carrier density, and are explained using simple rules.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)799-800
Number of pages2
JournalElectronics Letters
Volume25
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 1989
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Jitter
  • Lasers and laser applications
  • Modelling
  • Semiconductor lasers

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