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Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: Glenn D. Boreman
  • Vol. 44, Iss. 30 — Oct. 20, 2005
  • pp: 6444–6448

Generation of continuously wavelength-tunable optical short pulses by use of two self-seeded Fabry–Perot laser diodes and an optical switch

Xiaohui Fang, Dong-Ning Wang, Wei Jin, Weng-Hong Chung, Hoi-Lut Ho, Yeuk-Lai Hoo, Jian Ju, and Zhi Wang  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 44, Issue 30, pp. 6444-6448 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.44.006444


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Abstract

Generation of wavelength-tunable optical short pulses by use of two self-seeded Fabry–Perot laser diodes in a parallel configuration is described. The system supports continuous wavelength tuning in a relatively wide range of 42 nm. The side-mode suppression ratio achieved is 35 dB across the entire wavelength tuning range. The system is convenient for continuous wavelength tuning.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3520) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, injection-locked
(140.3600) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, tunable
(140.5960) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: March 14, 2005
Revised Manuscript: May 25, 2005
Manuscript Accepted: May 30, 2005
Published: October 20, 2005

Citation
Xiaohui Fang, Dong-Ning Wang, Wei Jin, Weng-Hong Chung, Hoi-Lut Ho, Yeuk-Lai Hoo, Jian Ju, and Zhi Wang, "Generation of continuously wavelength-tunable optical short pulses by use of two self-seeded Fabry–Perot laser diodes and an optical switch," Appl. Opt. 44, 6444-6448 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-44-30-6444


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