19 November 2007 Widely tunable lasers based on mode-hop-free semiconductor laser array
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Proceedings Volume 6782, Optoelectronic Materials and Devices II; 67821C (2007) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.754453
Event: Asia-Pacific Optical Communications, 2007, Wuhan, China
Integration of mode-hop-free tunable laser array and a semiconductor optical amplifier is most reliable approach to realize widely tunable lasers. We have developed two types of tunable lasers, one is a thermally tunable DFB laser array for DWDM tunable transponders, which has shown high power and wide tunability covering Cband or L-band, housing in compact butterfly packages with robust wavelength locker. Another is a short-cavity DBR laser array for optical burst switching, whose lasing frequency can be monotonously tuned and locked on the ITU grid within 5 microseconds. Both lasers have demonstrated superior performances in system experiments.
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T. Kurobe, T. Kimoto, K. Muranushi, T. Mukaihara, M. Ariga, T. Kagimoto, N. Kagi, N. Matsuo, A. Kasukawa, "Widely tunable lasers based on mode-hop-free semiconductor laser array", Proc. SPIE 6782, Optoelectronic Materials and Devices II, 67821C (19 November 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.754453; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.754453

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