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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 2004
  • pp: 1199–1202

Widely tunable dual-wavelength optical short pulse generation in a self-seeding scheme

Dong Ning Wang and Ming Fai Lim  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 21, Issue 6, pp. 1199-1202 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.21.001199


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Abstract

Two gain-switched Fabry–Pérot laser diodes have been used in a self-seeding scheme for widely tunable dual-wavelength optical short pulse generation. The wavelengths and their spacing can be tuned in a flexible manner by adjustment of the wavelength-selective elements that consist of a fiber Bragg grating and a tunable optical filter. The side-mode suppression ratio of the output pulses achieved is better than 26 dB over a wavelength-tuning area of approximately 30 nm.

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OCIS Codes
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3520) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, injection-locked
(300.0300) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy
(300.6260) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, diode lasers

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Dong Ning Wang and Ming Fai Lim, "Widely tunable dual-wavelength optical short pulse generation in a self-seeding scheme," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 21, 1199-1202 (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-21-6-1199


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