Abstract

The work presents for the first time generation of complex optical waveforms in a hybrid mode-locked fibre-semiconductor laser. We experimentally show that with mode locking by synchronous pumping of the semiconductor active medium, almost arbitrary temporal pulse profiles are possible by appropriate shaping of the electric pumping pulses. Discussed are limitations and possibilities of electro-optical pulse shape transfer in mode-locked lasers on a nano- and micro-second duration scales and the prospect of shorter time scales. Demonstrated generation of stable periodic optical waveforms with specified structure opens up the potential of new laser sources with widely controllable pulse shape for research and practical applications.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptoelectronic Devices and Integration VIII
EditorsXuping Zhang, Baojun Li, Changyuan Yu, Xinliang Zhang, Daoxin Dai
PublisherSPIE
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9781510630857
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2019
EventOptoelectronic Devices and Integration VIII 2019 - Hangzhou, China
Duration: 22 Oct 201923 Oct 2019

Publication series

NameProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Volume11184
ISSN (Print)0277-786X
ISSN (Electronic)1996-756X

Conference

ConferenceOptoelectronic Devices and Integration VIII 2019
Country/TerritoryChina
CityHangzhou
Period22.10.201923.10.2019

Keywords

  • Arbitrary optical waveforms
  • Controllable pulse shaping
  • Hybrid fibre-semiconductor lasers
  • Mode-locking
  • PHASE
  • controllable pulse shaping
  • hybrid fibre-semiconductor lasers
  • arbitrary optical waveforms
  • mode-locking

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