MIXSELs - a new class of ultrafast semiconductor lasers

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Maas, D. J. H. C.; Bellancourt, A.-R.; Rudin, B.; Golling, M.; Unold, H. J.; Sdmeyer, T.; Keller, U. (Department of Physics, Institute of Quantum Electronics, ETH Zurich, Wolfgang-Pauli-Str. 16, 8093 Zurich, Switzerland)

For the first time we have successfully demonstrated a novel concept of a passively modelocked vertical-external-cavity surface-emitting semiconductor laser with an integrated saturable absorber. This MIXSEL will be ultimately suitable for cost-effective high-volume wafer-scale fabrication.