Analysis of Nonlinear Optical Effects in Monolithically Integrated FM-Mode-Locked Semiconductor Laser Diodes

Konferenz: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
20.09.2009 - 24.09.2009 in Vienna, Austria

Tagungsband: ECOC 2009

Seiten: 2Sprache: EnglischTyp: PDF

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Kuwatsuka, Haruhiko; Ishikawa, Hiroshi (Network Photonics Research Center, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tsukuba Central 2-1, Umezono 1-1-1, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8568, Japan)

Simulation shows that asymmetric nonlinear optical gain causing the mode instability of mode-locked lasers can be compensated by phase modulation. Mode stabilization was confirmed experimentally using monolithically integrated FM-mode-locked semiconductor laser diodes.