All-optical oscillator based on a single bistable Vertical-Cavity Semiconductor Optical Amplifier (VCSOA)

Haijiang Zhang, Christopher F. Marki, Matthias Gross, Pengyue Wen, Sadik Esener

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Abstract

A novel all-optical oscillator is demonstrated for the first time by employing a cascadable VCSOA inverter in a closed optical loop, which generates a self-sustained square-like waveform with ∼80ps switching time and 5:1 extinction ratio.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2008 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/QELS
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 15 2008
Externally publishedYes
EventConference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/QELS 2008 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: May 4 2008May 9 2008

Publication series

Name2008 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/QELS

Other

OtherConference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/QELS 2008
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period5/4/085/9/08

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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    Zhang, H., Marki, C. F., Gross, M., Wen, P., & Esener, S. (2008). All-optical oscillator based on a single bistable Vertical-Cavity Semiconductor Optical Amplifier (VCSOA). In 2008 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/QELS [4551874] (2008 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/QELS). https://doi.org/10.1109/CLEO.2008.4551874