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Long-term mutual phase locking of picosecond pulse pairs generated by a semiconductor nanowire laser

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The ability to generate phase-stabilized trains of ultrafast laser pulses by mode-locking underpins photonics research in fields, such as precision metrology and spectroscopy. However, the complexity of conventional mode-locked laser systems has hindered their realization at the nanoscale. Here we demonstrate that GaAs-AlGaAs nanowire lasers are capable of emitting pairs of phase-locked picosecond laser pulses with a repetition frequency up to 200 GHz when subject to incoherent pulsed optical...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1038/ncomms15521

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Physics
Subgroup:
Condensed Matter Physics
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-7040-093X
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Grant:
Nanosystems Initiative Munich
Publisher:
Springer Nature Publisher's website
Journal:
Nature Communications Journal website
Volume:
8
Pages:
Article: 15521
Publication date:
2017-05-23
Acceptance date:
2017-04-05
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ISSN:
2041-1723
Pubs id:
pubs:697559
URN:
uri:86d50e56-91c2-4e59-9880-d0d2a72da170
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uuid:86d50e56-91c2-4e59-9880-d0d2a72da170
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pubs:697559
Language:
English

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