Dynamics and Spectra of Monolithic Mode-Locked Laser Diodes Under External Optical Feedback

Eugene A. Avrutin, Benjamin M. Russell

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In this paper, the effect of external optical reflection on the dynamic regimes and spectral properties of Fabry-Perot and distributed Bragg reflector monolithic mode-locked laser diodes is investigated numerically. The relation of the findings to experimental results is discussed, and optimizing the laser construction for reducing the feedback effects is also assessed.

Original languageEnglish
Article number5308734
Pages (from-to)1456-1464
Number of pages9
JournalIEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2009


  • Mode-locked lasers
  • pulse generation
  • semiconductor lasers

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