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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 14 — Jul. 7, 2008
  • pp: 10809–10814

Dispersive-grating distributed feedback lasers

Yanping Xi, Xun Li, Seyed M. Sadeghi, and Wei-ping Huang  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 14, pp. 10809-10814 (2008)

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This paper proposed a novel distributed feedback (DFB) laser by incorporating a dispersive grating, whose coupling strength is dependent on the operating wavelength. Analysis of the laser threshold conditions shows that the proposed structure guarantees single-mode operation due to the inherent threshold gain discrimination on the two otherwise degenerated lasing modes.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3490) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, distributed-feedback
(140.3570) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, single-mode

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: May 2, 2008
Revised Manuscript: June 25, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: June 26, 2008
Published: July 3, 2008

Yanping Xi, Xun Li, Seyed M. Sadeghi, and Wei-Ping Huang, "Dispersive-grating distributed feedback lasers," Opt. Express 16, 10809-10814 (2008)

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