New design approach for DFB lasers based on increasing effective cavity length is described. Method experimentally verified in Er/Yb co-doped fibre and 37% increase in the efficiency achieved.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3490) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, distributed-feedback
K. Yelen, L. Hickey, and M. N. Zervas, "A new design approach for DFB lasers for improved efficiency," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper ThB1.
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