Characterization of ultra-high repetition rate mode-locked lasers with an integrated all-optical RF spectrum analyzer

Marcello Ferrera, Christian Reimer, Alessia Pasquazi, Marco Peccianti, Matteo Clerici, Lucia Caspani, Sai T. Chu, Brent E. Little, Roberto Morandotti, David J. Moss

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We report an on-chip all-optical CMOS-compatible radio frequency spectrum analyzer with a bandwidth exceeding 2.5 THz, and use it to measure the intensity power spectra of modelocked lasers with repetition rates up to 400 GHz.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2014 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO)
Place of PublicationPiscataway, N.J.
ISBN (Print)9781557529992
Publication statusPublished - 18 Dec 2014
Externally publishedYes
EventCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2014 - San Jose, CA, United Kingdom
Duration: 8 Jun 201413 Jun 2014


ConferenceCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2014
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
CitySan Jose, CA


  • spectral analysers
  • CMOS integrated circuits
  • laser mode locking
  • optical waveguides

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