Asymmetric modulation sidebands have been demonstrated by controlling frequency detuning of strong optical injection-locked semiconductor lasers. Near-single sideband generated by the technique significantly reduces fiber chromatic-dispersion effect with enhanced modulation bandwidth.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
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(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
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H. Sung, E. K. Lau, and M. C. Wu, "Near-Single Sideband Modulation in Strong Optical Injection Locked Semiconductor Lasers," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper JThB26.