We derive expressions that describe the maximum and minimum envelopes of mode-partition noise converted into intensity noise through an unbalanced interferometer, using a simple model of a multimode laser diode, and experimentally confirm the expressions.
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J. U. de Arruda and J. Blake, "Mode-partition noise interferometric conversion function," Opt. Lett. 23, 1179-1181 (1998)