Mode-Locked 1.5 um Semiconductor Optical Fiber Ring

Niels Vagn Pedersen, Kaj Bjarne Jakobsen, Michael Vaa

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    The dynamics of a mode-locked SOA fiber ring are investigated experimentally and numerically. Generation of near transform-limited (time-bandwidth product = 0.7) 1.5 um 54 ps FWHM pulses with a peak power of 2.8 mW at a repetition rate of 960 MHz is demonstrated experimentally. The experimental results agree well with the simulation results obtained using a TLLM model. Both experiments and numerical simulations show how the RF power and the detuning affect the pulsewidth.
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalIEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology
    Issue number9
    Pages (from-to)833-838
    Publication statusPublished - 1996

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