High-speed tuning of an extended-cavity-semiconductor-laser is demonstrated using a scanning-polygon filter. We achieved a tuning rate of 7714nm/ms with 65mW of power over a wavelength range of 135nm and with an instantaneous line-width ~ 0.13nm.
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S. M. R. Motaghian Nezam, G. J. Tearney, and B. E. Bouma, "High-Speed Wavelength-Swept Semiconductor Laser Using a Diffraction Grating and a Polygon Scanner in Littrow Configuration," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper JThA30.
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