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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 12 — Jun. 12, 2006
  • pp: 5301–5306

Experiment observation of self-mixing interference in distributed feedback laser

Junping Zhou, Ming Wang, and Daofu Han  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 12, pp. 5301-5306 (2006)

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The experiment observation of self-mixing interference in distributed feedback (DFB) laser has been illuminated in this paper. The influences on self-mixing interference have been discussed in both simulation and experiment through changing the conditions of external cavity. The experiment results show a good agreement with the simulation results, and validate the feasibility of DFB lasers for self-mixing interference application. Combining the self-mixing interference technique and DFB laser, we can obtain the compact structure and high-accuracy self-mixing interference sensors.

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OCIS Codes
(120.4630) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optical inspection
(140.3490) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, distributed-feedback
(260.3160) Physical optics : Interference

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: March 9, 2006
Revised Manuscript: May 7, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: May 14, 2006
Published: June 12, 2006

Junping Zhou, Ming Wang, and Daofu Han, "Experiment observation of self-mixing interference in distributed feedback laser," Opt. Express 14, 5301-5306 (2006)

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