We present a multiwavelength, time-division multiplexed laser that continuously cycles through 10 stable, tunable and spectrally narrow wavelengths at 30 kHz for absorption measurements in the R-branch of the ?1+n3 band of H<sup>2</sup>O (1330-1380 nm).
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4230) Fiber optics and optical communications : Multiplexing
(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics
(250.5980) Optoelectronics : Semiconductor optical amplifiers
T. Kraetschmer and S. T. Sanders, "Simple Multiwavelength Time-Division Multiplexed Laser for H<sup>2</sup>O Absorption Measurements," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper CThL7.