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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

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  • Editor: G. I. Stegeman
  • Vol. 23, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 2006
  • pp: 20–25

External injection-seeding scheme with selected wavelength feedback to the master Fabry–Perot laser diode for wavelength-tunable optical short-pulse generation

Xiaohui Fang, Dong-Ning Wang, Wei Jin, Pak L. Chu, Jie Li, and Yunqi Liu  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 23, Issue 1, pp. 20-25 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.23.000020


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Abstract

An external injection-seeding scheme with selected wavelength feedback to the master Fabry–Perot laser diode is developed to improve the side-mode suppression ratio (SMSR) and extend the wavelength tuning range of the injection-seeded optical short pulses. A SMSR of higher than 31 dB over a wavelength tuning range of 20.4 nm has been obtained. For a SMSR of higher than 40 dB, the wavelength tuning range achieved is 13.8 nm. The system is simple and can operate at arbitrary repetition frequency.

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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

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Xiaohui Fang, Dong-Ning Wang, Wei Jin, Pak L. Chu, Jie Li, and Yunqi Liu, "External injection-seeding scheme with selected wavelength feedback to the master Fabry-Perot laser diode for wavelength-tunable optical short-pulse generation," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 23, 20-25 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-23-1-20


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