Abstract

A Gires–Tournois interferometer has been applied for intracavity chirp compensation of an actively mode-locked GaAs laser. Fourier-transform-limited pulses as short as 4.6 psec have been obtained at 790 nm.

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    [CrossRef]
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1987 (1)

1986 (1)

J. Kuhl, J. Heppner, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-22, 182 (1986);J. Heppner, J. Kuhl, Appl. Phys. Lett. 47, 453 (1985).
[CrossRef]

1985 (2)

J. McInerney, L. Reekie, D. J. Bradley, Electron. Lett. 21, 117 (1985).
[CrossRef]

J. A. Valdmanis, R. L. Fork, J. P. Gordon, Opt. Lett. 10, 131 (1985).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

1984 (2)

G. Eisenstein, L. W. Stulz, Appl. Opt. 23, 161 (1984).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

E. O. Göbel, J. Kuhl, G. Veith, J. Appl. Phys. 56, 862 (1984).
[CrossRef]

1983 (3)

D. Marcuse, T. P. Lee, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-19, 1397 (1983).
[CrossRef]

C. Lin, T. P. Lee, C. A. Burrus, Appl. Phys. Lett. 42, 141 (1983).
[CrossRef]

R. S. Putnam, M. M. Salour, Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 439, 66 (1983).

1982 (2)

T. L. Koch, L. C. Chiu, Ch. Harder, A. Yariv, Appl. Phys. Lett. 41, 6 (1982).
[CrossRef]

J. C. AuYeung, A. R. Johnston, Appl. Phys. Lett. 40, 112 (1982).
[CrossRef]

1981 (1)

J. P. van der Ziel, J. Appl. Phys. 52, 4435 (1981).
[CrossRef]

1980 (1)

M. B. Holbrook, W. E. Sleat, D. J. Bradley, Appl. Phys. Lett. 37, 59 (1980).
[CrossRef]

1979 (2)

J. P. van der Ziel, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-15, 1277 (1979).
[CrossRef]

C. P. Ausschnitt, R. K. Jain, J. P. Heritage, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-15, 912 (1979).
[CrossRef]

Ausschnitt, C. P.

C. P. Ausschnitt, R. K. Jain, J. P. Heritage, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-15, 912 (1979).
[CrossRef]

AuYeung, J. C.

J. C. AuYeung, A. R. Johnston, Appl. Phys. Lett. 40, 112 (1982).
[CrossRef]

Bradley, D. J.

J. McInerney, L. Reekie, D. J. Bradley, Electron. Lett. 21, 117 (1985).
[CrossRef]

M. B. Holbrook, W. E. Sleat, D. J. Bradley, Appl. Phys. Lett. 37, 59 (1980).
[CrossRef]

Burrus, C. A.

C. Lin, T. P. Lee, C. A. Burrus, Appl. Phys. Lett. 42, 141 (1983).
[CrossRef]

Chiu, L. C.

T. L. Koch, L. C. Chiu, Ch. Harder, A. Yariv, Appl. Phys. Lett. 41, 6 (1982).
[CrossRef]

Eisenstein, G.

Fork, R. L.

Göbel, E. O.

E. O. Göbel, J. Kuhl, G. Veith, J. Appl. Phys. 56, 862 (1984).
[CrossRef]

M. Serenyi, J. Kuhl, E. O. Göbel, “Pulse shortening of actively mode-locked diode lasers by wavelength tuning,” submitted to Appl. Phys. Lett.

Gordon, J. P.

Habermeier, H. U.

Harder, Ch.

T. L. Koch, L. C. Chiu, Ch. Harder, A. Yariv, Appl. Phys. Lett. 41, 6 (1982).
[CrossRef]

Heppner, J.

J. Kuhl, J. Heppner, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-22, 182 (1986);J. Heppner, J. Kuhl, Appl. Phys. Lett. 47, 453 (1985).
[CrossRef]

Heritage, J. P.

C. P. Ausschnitt, R. K. Jain, J. P. Heritage, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-15, 912 (1979).
[CrossRef]

Holbrook, M. B.

M. B. Holbrook, W. E. Sleat, D. J. Bradley, Appl. Phys. Lett. 37, 59 (1980).
[CrossRef]

Ippen, E. P.

E. P. Ippen, C. V. Shank, in Ultrashort Light Pulses, S. L. Shapiro, ed. (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1977), p. 88.

Jain, R. K.

C. P. Ausschnitt, R. K. Jain, J. P. Heritage, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-15, 912 (1979).
[CrossRef]

Johnston, A. R.

J. C. AuYeung, A. R. Johnston, Appl. Phys. Lett. 40, 112 (1982).
[CrossRef]

Koch, T. L.

T. L. Koch, L. C. Chiu, Ch. Harder, A. Yariv, Appl. Phys. Lett. 41, 6 (1982).
[CrossRef]

Kuhl, J.

J. Kuhl, J. Heppner, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-22, 182 (1986);J. Heppner, J. Kuhl, Appl. Phys. Lett. 47, 453 (1985).
[CrossRef]

E. O. Göbel, J. Kuhl, G. Veith, J. Appl. Phys. 56, 862 (1984).
[CrossRef]

M. Serenyi, J. Kuhl, E. O. Göbel, “Pulse shortening of actively mode-locked diode lasers by wavelength tuning,” submitted to Appl. Phys. Lett.

Lee, T. P.

C. Lin, T. P. Lee, C. A. Burrus, Appl. Phys. Lett. 42, 141 (1983).
[CrossRef]

D. Marcuse, T. P. Lee, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-19, 1397 (1983).
[CrossRef]

Lin, C.

C. Lin, T. P. Lee, C. A. Burrus, Appl. Phys. Lett. 42, 141 (1983).
[CrossRef]

Marcuse, D.

D. Marcuse, T. P. Lee, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-19, 1397 (1983).
[CrossRef]

McInerney, J.

J. McInerney, L. Reekie, D. J. Bradley, Electron. Lett. 21, 117 (1985).
[CrossRef]

Putnam, R. S.

R. S. Putnam, M. M. Salour, Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 439, 66 (1983).

Reekie, L.

J. McInerney, L. Reekie, D. J. Bradley, Electron. Lett. 21, 117 (1985).
[CrossRef]

Salour, M. M.

R. S. Putnam, M. M. Salour, Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 439, 66 (1983).

Serenyi, M.

M. Serenyi, H. U. Habermeier, Appl. Opt. 26, 845 (1987).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

M. Serenyi, J. Kuhl, E. O. Göbel, “Pulse shortening of actively mode-locked diode lasers by wavelength tuning,” submitted to Appl. Phys. Lett.

Shank, C. V.

E. P. Ippen, C. V. Shank, in Ultrashort Light Pulses, S. L. Shapiro, ed. (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1977), p. 88.

Sleat, W. E.

M. B. Holbrook, W. E. Sleat, D. J. Bradley, Appl. Phys. Lett. 37, 59 (1980).
[CrossRef]

Stulz, L. W.

Valdmanis, J. A.

van der Ziel, J. P.

J. P. van der Ziel, J. Appl. Phys. 52, 4435 (1981).
[CrossRef]

J. P. van der Ziel, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-15, 1277 (1979).
[CrossRef]

Veith, G.

E. O. Göbel, J. Kuhl, G. Veith, J. Appl. Phys. 56, 862 (1984).
[CrossRef]

Yariv, A.

T. L. Koch, L. C. Chiu, Ch. Harder, A. Yariv, Appl. Phys. Lett. 41, 6 (1982).
[CrossRef]

Appl. Opt. (2)

Appl. Phys. Lett. (4)

T. L. Koch, L. C. Chiu, Ch. Harder, A. Yariv, Appl. Phys. Lett. 41, 6 (1982).
[CrossRef]

M. B. Holbrook, W. E. Sleat, D. J. Bradley, Appl. Phys. Lett. 37, 59 (1980).
[CrossRef]

J. C. AuYeung, A. R. Johnston, Appl. Phys. Lett. 40, 112 (1982).
[CrossRef]

C. Lin, T. P. Lee, C. A. Burrus, Appl. Phys. Lett. 42, 141 (1983).
[CrossRef]

Electron. Lett. (1)

J. McInerney, L. Reekie, D. J. Bradley, Electron. Lett. 21, 117 (1985).
[CrossRef]

IEEE J. Quantum Electron. (4)

D. Marcuse, T. P. Lee, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-19, 1397 (1983).
[CrossRef]

J. P. van der Ziel, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-15, 1277 (1979).
[CrossRef]

J. Kuhl, J. Heppner, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-22, 182 (1986);J. Heppner, J. Kuhl, Appl. Phys. Lett. 47, 453 (1985).
[CrossRef]

C. P. Ausschnitt, R. K. Jain, J. P. Heritage, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-15, 912 (1979).
[CrossRef]

J. Appl. Phys. (2)

J. P. van der Ziel, J. Appl. Phys. 52, 4435 (1981).
[CrossRef]

E. O. Göbel, J. Kuhl, G. Veith, J. Appl. Phys. 56, 862 (1984).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Lett. (1)

Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. (1)

R. S. Putnam, M. M. Salour, Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 439, 66 (1983).

Other (2)

E. P. Ippen, C. V. Shank, in Ultrashort Light Pulses, S. L. Shapiro, ed. (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1977), p. 88.

M. Serenyi, J. Kuhl, E. O. Göbel, “Pulse shortening of actively mode-locked diode lasers by wavelength tuning,” submitted to Appl. Phys. Lett.

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Figures (3)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Experimental setup of the diode laser cavity with internal chirp compensation.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Intensity autocorrelation function and spectrum of mode-locked pulses at 790 nm.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Group-velocity dispersion (solid line) of the intracavity GTI and measured full width at half-maximum of the intensity autocorrelation trace (dots) versus angle of incidence.

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