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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 10 — May. 9, 2011
  • pp: 9255–9261

Design of phase-shifted hybrid silicon distributed feedback lasers

Sudharsanan Srinivasan, Alexander W. Fang, Di Liang, Jon Peters, Bryan Kaye, and John E. Bowers  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 10, pp. 9255-9261 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.009255


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Abstract

We present data on the design and performance analysis of phase shifted distributed feedback (DFB) lasers on the hybrid silicon platform. The lasing wavelength for various input currents and temperatures, for devices with standard quarter-wavelength, 60 μm and 120 μm-long phase shift are compared for mode stability and output power. The pros and cons of including a large phase shift region in the grating design are analyzed.

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OCIS Codes
(050.5080) Diffraction and gratings : Phase shift
(140.3490) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, distributed-feedback

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 3, 2011
Revised Manuscript: February 25, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: February 28, 2011
Published: April 27, 2011

Citation
Sudharsanan Srinivasan, Alexander W. Fang, Di Liang, Jon Peters, Bryan Kaye, and John E. Bowers, "Design of phase-shifted hybrid silicon distributed feedback lasers," Opt. Express 19, 9255-9261 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-10-9255


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