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80-160-GHz mode-locked fiber ring laser synchronized to external optical pulse stream

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3 Author(s)
Schares, L. ; Inst. of Quantum Electron., Swiss Fed. Inst. of Technol., Zurich, Switzerland ; Occhi, L. ; Guekos, G.

The authors present a novel scheme to generate ultrahigh repetition rate picosecond pulses synchronized to an optical pulse stream in an actively mode-locked fiber ring laser. A monolithic Mach-Zehnder interferometer with integrated semiconductor optical amplifiers serves as an 80-GHz optically controlled modulator. 80-GHz transform-limited 2.1-ps Gaussian pulse with low timing jitter, extinction ratios up to 25 dB, and 5 mW of average output power are demonstrated. The laser is wavelength tunable over more than 15 nm around 1555 nm. At 160 GHz, 2.5-ps pulse trains with 3-mW output power are generated by rational harmonic mode locking.

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Photonics Technology Letters, IEEE  (Volume:15 ,  Issue: 10 )