We have developed a model of frequency modulated DFB laser with intra-cavity phase modulator and identified the combination of parameters leading to high FM efficiency. The results of our initial experiments support these conclusions.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2630) Fiber optics and optical communications : Frequency modulation
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.5960) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers
J. B. Khurgin, X. Xie, F. S. Choa, X. Yu, J. Cai, J. Yan, X. Ji, Y. Gu, Y. Fang, Y. Sun, and Z. Chen, "Optimization of the Performance of Frequency-Modulated DFB Semiconductor Laser: Theory and Experiment," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper CThA5.