A methodology for treating the semiconductor laser as a current-controlled oscillator in an optical phase-lock loop is presented. The formalism is applied to phase demodulation of optical beams, reduction of phase noise by self-homodyning, and phase locking of a semiconductor laser array.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
Amnon Yariv, "Dynamic analysis of the semiconductor laser as a current-controlled oscillator in the optical phased-lock loop: applications," Opt. Lett. 30, 2191-2193 (2005)