216 MHz repetition rate passively mode-locked electrically-pumped VECSEL

A. Alhazime, M. Butkus, C. J. Hamilton, E. U. Rafailov*

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Electrically pumped vertical external cavity surface emitting laser is passively mode-locked at record-low repetition rate of 216 MHz demonstrating potential peak power scalability. A quantum dot saturable absorber is used to achieve stable operation.

Original languageEnglish
Article number89660K
JournalProceedings of SPIE - International Society for Optical Engineering
Publication statusPublished - 3 Mar 2014
EventVertical External Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers (VECSELs) IV - San Francisco, CA, United States
Duration: 2 Feb 20144 Feb 2014

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  • Electrically pumped VECSEL
  • Mode-locking
  • Quantum dots


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