Nonlinear dynamics of an optically injected semiconductor laser is used to generate microwave oscillations. An intensity-modulated injection results in a microwave frequency modulation. Fast switching between 14.87 GHz and 15.26 GHz is completed in 200ns.
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S. Chan and J. Liu, "Microwave Frequency Switching of an Optically Injected Semiconductor Laser," in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper FTuA5.
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