A system engineering approach for calculating the tuning time of an ultra-fast tunable laser transmitter based on the grating-assisted codirectional coupler with sampled reflector (GCSR) laser is presented. The limitations on tuning time are investigated theoretically and experimentally.
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Efraim Buimovich and Dan Sadot, "Physical Limitation of Tuning Time and System Considerations in Implementing Fast Tuning of GCSR Lasers," J. Lightwave Technol. 22, 582- (2004)