Variable repetition frequency femtosecond-pulse surface emitting semiconductor laser

K. G. Wilcox (Lead / Corresponding author), A. H. Quarterman, H. E. Beere, D. A. Ritchie, A. C. Tropper

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We report a femtosecond-pulse vertical-external-cavity surface-emitting laser with a continuous repetition frequency tuning range of 8 near 1 GHz. A constant average output power of 56 ± 1 mW and near-transform-limited pulse duration of 450 ± 20 fs were observed across the entire tuning range.

Original languageEnglish
Article number131107
Number of pages3
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Issue number13
Publication statusPublished - 27 Sep 2011


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