High average power (200 mW) 40 GHz mode-locked DBR lasers with integrated tapered optical amplifiers

J. Akbar, L. Hou, M. Haji, R. Dylewicz, M.J. Strain, J.H. Marsh, A.C. Bryce, A.E. Kelly

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We report 40 GHz passively mode-locked 1.55 μm AlGaInAs/InP lasers with integrated tapered semiconductor optical amplifiers producing nearly transform limited pulses with a pulse width of 4.3 ps and average output power of 200 mW.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 2012 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)9781467318396
Publication statusPublished - 11 May 2012


  • optical fibre amplifiers
  • laser mode locking
  • indium compounds
  • integrated tapered semiconductor optical amplifiers
  • distributed Bragg reflector lasers
  • gallium compounds

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