Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Integration of semiconductor laser amplifiers with sampled grating tunable lasers for WDM applications

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

5 Author(s)
San-Liang Lee ; Dept. of Electron. Eng., Nat. Taiwan Inst. of Technol., Taipei, Taiwan ; Heimbuch, M.E. ; Cohen, D.A. ; Coldren, L.A.
more authors

A semiconductor laser amplifier is integrated with a sample grating distributed Bragg reflector (SGDBR) laser to act as an external modulator. The fabrication, characterization, and device characteristics of this integrated tunable transmitter are reported. The integrated tunable laser can have up to 75 nm of tuning range and more than 30 dB of side-mode suppression ratio (SMSR). The integrated amplifier can provide at most 8 dB of gain and more than 25 dB of contrast ratio for all the channels. Its RF modulation bandwidth can achieve 1.5 GHz, and the dynamic chirp is as good as a directly modulated laser. A simple model is proposed to explain the measured modulation responses and gain saturation is found to be the main cause of the resonant peaks in the dynamics

Published in:

Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, IEEE Journal of  (Volume:3 ,  Issue: 2 )

Date of Publication:

Apr 1997

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.