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Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 51, Iss. 30 — Oct. 20, 2012
  • pp: 7357–7361

Investigation of active filter using injection-locked slotted Fabry–Perot semiconductor laser

William Cotter, David Goulding, Brendan Roycroft, James O’Callaghan, Brian Corbett, and Frank H. Peters  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 51, Issue 30, pp. 7357-7361 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.51.007357


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Abstract

We investigate the selective amplification and filtering of injection-locked slotted Fabry–Perot semiconductor lasers. Current and temperature tuning are used to selectively filter and amplify subcarriers of coherent optical combs with a selectivity of at least 10 GHz with an optical gain of up to 18 dB for filtered lines. A side mode suppression ratio in excess of 20 dB is also achieved.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3520) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, injection-locked
(250.5300) Optoelectronics : Photonic integrated circuits
(130.7408) Integrated optics : Wavelength filtering devices

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

History
Original Manuscript: August 1, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: September 10, 2012
Published: October 18, 2012

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November 27, 2012 Spotlight on Optics

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William Cotter, David Goulding, Brendan Roycroft, James O’Callaghan, Brian Corbett, and Frank H. Peters, "Investigation of active filter using injection-locked slotted Fabry–Perot semiconductor laser," Appl. Opt. 51, 7357-7361 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-51-30-7357


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