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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 15 — Aug. 1, 2011
  • pp: 2985–2987

Design of waveguide-integrated semiconductor laser sources for optical frequency comb generation

David Bitauld, Simon Osborne, and Stephen O’Brien  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 15, pp. 2985-2987 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.36.002985


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Abstract

A numerical study of threshold gain and modal dispersion in integrated semiconductor laser optical frequency comb sources is presented. We consider an example device where one of the cleaved facets of the laser is replaced by a short Bragg grating section and show that as many as 16 modes can be selected at the first harmonic of the underlying Fabry–Perot cavity. An intracavity approach to limiting the grating-induced dispersion that can be implemented directly through the grating profile is demonstrated.

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OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(140.2020) Lasers and laser optics : Diode lasers
(140.3410) Lasers and laser optics : Laser resonators

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: May 3, 2011
Revised Manuscript: July 1, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: July 6, 2011
Published: August 1, 2011

Citation
David Bitauld, Simon Osborne, and Stephen O’Brien, "Design of waveguide-integrated semiconductor laser sources for optical frequency comb generation," Opt. Lett. 36, 2985-2987 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-36-15-2985


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