Simultaneous monitoring of power, wavelength, and channel for a DWDM tunable laser is demonstrated by using a built-in isolator, etalon, polarizer, and photodiodes. The module is tunable and can detect mode hopping and incomplete tuning.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(060.2380) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics sources and detectors
C. Yang, S. Lee, and J. Wu, "Compact and low-cost module for power, wavelength, and channel control of DWDM tunable lasers," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper FN7.
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