Multiwavelength super-structured Bragg grating laser for tunable repetition rate mode-locked operation

Alexandre D. Simard, Michael J. Strain, Vincenzo Pusino, Marc Sorel, Sophie LaRochelle

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Abstract

A multiwavelength laser based on a super-structured Bragg grating is designed and fabricated on multiquantum well AlGaInAs-InP. This laser exhibits phase locking via mutual injection of the neighboring cavities assisted by four wave mixing. We present optical and electrical characterization of its emission regimes showing a complex dynamic behavior. More specifically, this paper focuses on a pulsed regime with a quasi-continuous tunable repetition rate from 32 GHz to 49 GHz.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)17050-17062
Number of pages13
JournalOptics Express
Volume22
Issue number14
Early online date3 Jul 2014
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 14 Jul 2014

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Keywords

  • Bragg grating
  • tunable lasers
  • semiconductor lasers

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