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Title: Simple self-seeding scheme for generation of wavelength-tunable optical short pulses
Authors: Wang, Dongning
Chen, Jiwu
Subjects: Antireflection coatings
Laser tuning
Optical filters
Optical switches
Semiconductor lasers
Signal generators
Ultrashort pulses
Issue Date: 1-Nov-2003
Publisher: Optical Society of America
Source: Journal of the optical society of America B: optical physics, 1 Nov. 2003, v. 20, no. 11, p. 2406-2409.
Abstract: A simple and efficient system for generating wavelength-tunable optical short pulses from a self-seeded, gain-switched Fabry–Perot laser diode is presented. The laser’s external cavity consists only of a tunable optical filter. The side-mode suppression ratio is better than 30 dB over a relatively wide wavelength-tuning range of 26 nm. In addition, a constant repetition frequency of 534.65 MHz can be maintained during wavelength tuning.
Rights: © 2003 Optical Society of America. This paper was published in Journal of the Optical Society of America B and is made available as an electronic reprint with the permission of OSA. The paper can be found at the following URL on the OSA website: Systematic or multiple reproduction or distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means is prohibited and is subject to penalties under law.
Type: Journal/Magazine Article
DOI: 10.1364/JOSAB.20.002406
ISSN: 0740-3224
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