14xx nm InGaAsP/InP DFB and Fabry-Perot ridge waveguide lasers with comparable performance were fabricated. Spectral and noise characteristics of these devices are compared and contrasted. Single frequency and multi-frequency DFB devices display low RIN values of –165 dB/Hz.
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M. Maiorov, A. Komissarov, I. Kudryashov, A. Lunev, V. Khalfin, J. Connolly, and D. Garbuzov, "Spectral and Noise Characteristics of Fabry-Perot and DFB 14xx nm InGaAsP/InP Pump Lasers for Raman and Er-Doped Fiber Amplifiers," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2003), paper WO6.
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