720-fs Pulse Generation with 40 GHz Passively-Mode Locked Quantum-Dash Fabry-Pérot Laser

Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Maldonado-Basilio, Ramón; Latkowski, Sylwester; Landais, Pascal (Research Institute for Networks and Communications Engineering (RINCE), Dublin City University, Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Ireland)

Generation of 720-fs pulses by passively mode-locked Fabry-Pérot lasers is demonstrated. Pulse width is analyzed in terms of the longitudinal modes passing through a variable band-pass filter placed at the laser output.