To use laser diodes as low-coherence light source, side fringes appearing in the autocorrelation measurement of multi-longitudinal mode oscillation from a gain-switched Fabry-Perot laser diode were effectively suppressed by applying a lightwave synthesis technique.
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K. Wada, M. Yoshida, T. Kitagawa, T. Tatekawa, J. Yamada, H. Sato, Y. Yamagichi, T. Matsuyama, and H. Horinaka, "Suppression of side fringes in a low-coherence measurement with gain-switched Fabry-Perot laser diode," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper CTuP69.
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