Abstract

Microwave and millimeter wave signals can be generated using mode-locked semiconductor lasers with intra-waveguide saturable absorbers. Monolithic and external cavity devices optimized for electrical and optical signal generation are discussed along with measurements of amplitude noise, phase noise, output power, and repetition rate tunability.

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Electrical and Computer Engineering

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