Fourier-domain mode-locking of integrated laser diodes is studied theoretically. Flat (<7dB) combs with 40 modes at 25GHz and RIN below 0.3% can be generated with practically feasible designs. Such lasers enable future Terabit/s interconnects.
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M. J. Heck and J. Bowers, "Integrated Fourier Domain Mode-locked Lasers: Analysis of a Novel Coherent WDM Comb Laser," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference 2011, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper JThA031.
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