Self-sustained output power pulsations in InGaAs quantum dot ridge-waveguide lasers

S. Mokkapati, H. H. Tan, C. Jagadish, M. Buda

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Abstract

Self-sustained pulsations in the output power of metal-organic chemical vapor deposition grown ridge-waveguide lasers with InGaAs quantum dot active region are reported. The characteristics of the output power pulsations (range, frequency, and modulation depth) are presented. The origin of the pulsations is explained in terms of the properties of the quantum dot active region.

Original languageEnglish
Article number021104
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Volume92
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2008
Externally publishedYes

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