Integrated Low-Jitter 400-MHz Femtosecond Waveguide Laser

@article{Byun2009IntegratedL4,
  title={Integrated Low-Jitter 400-MHz Femtosecond Waveguide Laser},
  author={Hyunil Byun and A. Hanjani and D. Pudo and J. Shmulovich},
  journal={IEEE Photonics Technology Letters},
  year={2009},
  volume={21},
  pages={763-765}
}
An integrated passively mode-locked waveguide laser generating 440-fs pulses at 394-MHz repetition rate is demonstrated on an 18 mm times 44 mm silica waveguide chip. The laser self-starts, and uses a saturable Bragg reflector for mode-locking. 

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