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  • Vol. 27, Iss. 21 — Nov. 1, 2002
  • pp: 1896–1898

Frequency resolution and amplitude accuracy of the coherent optical spectrum analyzer with a swept local oscillator

Bogdan Szafraniec, Joanne Y. Law, and Douglas M. Baney  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 27, Issue 21, pp. 1896-1898 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.27.001896


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Abstract

We present a model for coherent optical spectrum analysis that relates the key parameters of frequency resolution, power uncertainty, and sweep speed. The theoretical model is compared with experimental results obtained from spectral measurements of an external-cavity laser.

© 2002 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(070.4790) Fourier optics and signal processing : Spectrum analysis
(300.3700) Spectroscopy : Linewidth
(300.6310) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, heterodyne
(300.6320) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, high-resolution

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Bogdan Szafraniec, Joanne Y. Law, and Douglas M. Baney, "Frequency resolution and amplitude accuracy of the coherent optical spectrum analyzer with a swept local oscillator," Opt. Lett. 27, 1896-1898 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-27-21-1896

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