A liquid crystal pixel mirror allows digitally tuning of an external cavity laser to more than 40 channels of 100 GHz spacing. Laser wavelength can further be fine-tuned over 1.89 GHz by a phase plate.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.2020) Lasers and laser optics : Diode lasers
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