Integrated 13 GHz ps-pulse-source at 1064 nm

O. Brox, T. Prziwarka, A. Klehr, F. Bugge, M. Matalla, H. Wenzel and G. Erbert

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Semicond. Sci. Technol., vol. 28, no. 045015 (2013).

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We present an integrated pulse source at 1064 nm and discuss design, fabrication and measurement results of the 3.5 mm long ridge-waveguide distributed Bragg reflector laser. The optical pulses with a peak power of 0.9 W, a temporal duration of 12.4 ps and a repetition frequency of 13 GHz are generated by passive mode-locking and are well suited for seeding master oscillator power amplifier systems for efficient green light generation with nonlinear frequency doubling in single pass configuration.

Ferdinand-Braun-Institut, Leibniz-Institut für Höchstfrequenztechnik, Gustav-Kirchhoff-Straße 4, D-12489 Berlin, Germany


42.60.Fc Modulation, tuning, and mode locking, 42.79.Gn Optical waveguides and couplers, 84.30.Le Amplifiers, 42.72.-g Optical sources and standards.