A semiconductor-based, frequency-stabilized mode-locked laser using a phase modulator and an intracavity etalon

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Davila-Rodriguez J., ÖZDÜR İ. T., Williams C., Delfyett P. J.

OPTICS LETTERS, vol.35, no.24, pp.4130-4132, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 24
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1364/ol.35.004130
  • Journal Name: OPTICS LETTERS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.4130-4132
  • Abdullah Gül University Affiliated: No


We report a frequency-stabilized semiconductor-based mode-locked laser that uses a phase modulator and an intracavity Fabry-Perot etalon for both active mode-locking and optical frequency stabilization. A twofold multiplication of the repetition frequency of the laser is inherently obtained in the process. The residual timing jitter of the mode-locked pulse train is 13 fs (1 Hz to 100 MHz), measured after regenerative frequency division of the photodetected pulse train. (C) 2010 Optical Society of America