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  • Vol. 27, Iss. 15 — Aug. 1, 2009
  • pp: 3181–3188

Modeling Widely Tunable Sampled-Grating DBR Lasers Using Traveling-Wave Model With Digital Filter Approach

Lei Dong, Ruikang Zhang, Dingli Wang, Shengzhi Zhao, Shan Jiang, Yonglin Yu, and Shuihua Liu

Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 27, Issue 15, pp. 3181-3188 (2009)


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Abstract

A theoretical model for simulating widely tunable sampled-grating distributed Bragg reflector (SGDBR) lasers has been developed. The model integrates both time-domain traveling-wave method and frequency-domain transfer-matrix method into a single procedure. The active region of the device is still operated in the conventional time domain, while the passive parts are firstly performed by the transfer-matrix method and then transformed to the time domain via digital filters. Both the static and dynamic characteristics of SGDBR lasers, such as L–I curve, output spectrum, tuning characteristics, large-signal modulation, and dynamic wavelength switching, can be clearly visible in our model and in qualitative agreement with the published experimental results.

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Lei Dong, Ruikang Zhang, Dingli Wang, Shengzhi Zhao, Shan Jiang, Yonglin Yu, and Shuihua Liu, "Modeling Widely Tunable Sampled-Grating DBR Lasers Using Traveling-Wave Model With Digital Filter Approach," J. Lightwave Technol. 27, 3181-3188 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/jlt/abstract.cfm?URI=jlt-27-15-3181


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