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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 21 — Oct. 17, 2007
  • pp: 14213–14218

Analysis of frequency offset in the frequency stabilization of semiconductor laser based on frequency dithering technique

Paul K. J. Park and Y. C. Chung  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 21, pp. 14213-14218 (2007)

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We investigate the frequency offset in the frequency stabilization of a semiconductor laser based on a frequency-dithering technique. An analytical model is presented to describe the effects of the amplitude modulation and the phase delay between the amplitude and frequency modulation on the frequency stabilization. We also experimentally and analytically show that the frequency offset could be reduced by using an appropriate phase-sensitive detection.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2630) Fiber optics and optical communications : Frequency modulation
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(300.6260) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, diode lasers

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: August 13, 2007
Revised Manuscript: October 8, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: October 8, 2007
Published: October 12, 2007

Paul K. Park and Y. C. Chung, "Analysis of frequency offset in the frequency stabilization of semiconductor laser based on frequency dithering technique," Opt. Express 15, 14213-14218 (2007)

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