Xu, Lei and Yao, Minyu and Wang, Bing C. and Glesk, Ivan (2002) All-optical clock division with mode-locked figure-eight laser based on the slow carrier recovery rate in semiconductor optical amplifier. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 14 (3). pp. 402-404. ISSN 1041-1135Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)
With a mode-locked figure-eight laser, we demonstrate the clock division operation using a semiconductor optical amplifier (SOA) with a slow carrier recovery rate. We show stable clock division at 2.5 GHz and two output states at half the repetition rate of the 10-GHz input pulses. The forming pulses in the laser cavity will interact with each other at the onset of mode locking when the SOA in the laser has a relatively slow carrier recovery rate. A numerical model of the laser is built to simulate the generation of clock division.
|Keywords:||optical modulation , stimulated emission, optical pulses, semiconductor lasers, semiconductor optical amplifiers, Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering, Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials, Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics, Electrical and Electronic Engineering|
|Subjects:||Technology > Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering|
|Department:||Faculty of Engineering > Electronic and Electrical Engineering|
|Depositing user:||Pure Administrator|
|Date Deposited:||31 Jan 2012 12:24|
|Last modified:||27 Apr 2016 13:12|