Analysis of Gain-Switching in Two-Section Tapered Lasers
P. Adamiec, J.M.G. Tijero and I. Esquivias
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, E.T.S.I. Telecomunicación-CEMDATIC, 28040 Madrid, Spain
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We analyze the gain-switching dynamics of two-section tapered lasers by means of a simplified three-rate-equation model. The goal is to improve the understanding of the underlying physics and to optimize the device geometry to achieve high power short duration optical pulses.

DOI: 10.12693/APhysPolA.124.888
PACS numbers: 42.55.Px, 42.55.Ah, 07.05.Tp