We have developed a widely tunable laser source that uses triple ring resonators with narrow spectral linewidth. A spectral linewidth of less than 100 kHz is obtained for all wavelength channels across C-band.
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(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3600) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, tunable
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides
T. Matsumoto, A. Suzuki, M. Takahashi, S. Watanabe, S. Ishii, K. Suzuki, T. Kaneko, H. Yamazaki, and N. Sakuma, "Narrow Spectral Linewidth Full Band Tunable Laser Based on Waveguide Ring Resonators with Low Power Consumption," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper OThQ5.
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