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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 13 — Jun. 20, 2011
  • pp: 12131–12140

Design and analysis of single mode Fabry-Perot lasers with high speed modulation capability

Yu Li, Yanping Xi, Xun Li, and Wei-Ping Huang  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 13, pp. 12131-12140 (2011)

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The single mode Fabry-Perot (FP) semiconductor lasers are investigated systematically by a rigorous time-domain theoretical model based on the transfer matrix method. Static and high-speed dynamic performances under direct modulation and strong external optical feedbacks are simulated for both symmetric and asymmetric longitudinal structures of the lasers. Comparisons with the DFB and conventional FP lasers are made to confirm its effectiveness in achieving single-mode lasing with high spectrum purity under modulation and feedback conditions. Structural optimization is also carried out with respect to the key design parameters.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3460) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers
(140.3570) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, single-mode
(140.5960) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: February 15, 2011
Revised Manuscript: May 18, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: May 25, 2011
Published: June 8, 2011

Yu Li, Yanping Xi, Xun Li, and Wei-Ping Huang, "Design and analysis of single mode Fabry-Perot lasers with high speed modulation capability," Opt. Express 19, 12131-12140 (2011)

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