We have developed a novel, spectrally-flat S+C+L band source with > 120 nm bandwidth and 4 mW output power based on semiconductor optical amplifiers and an Erbium-doped fiber amplifier for optical coherence tomography imaging applications.
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(110.0110) Imaging systems : Imaging systems
(110.4500) Imaging systems : Optical coherence tomography
(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics
(250.5980) Optoelectronics : Semiconductor optical amplifiers
D. Beitel, L. Carrion, K. Lee, A. Jain, L. R. Chen, R. Maciejko, and T. A. Nirmalathas, "Novel S+C+L Broadband Source Based on Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers and Erbium-Doped Fiber for Optical Coherence Tomography," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper CFL5.
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