20 November 2009 A tunable external cavity laser diode with no mechanical movement
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An external-cavity laser diode that performs static wavelength scanning is proposed. It eliminates problems such as repeatability and tuning rate that arise due to mechanical movements induced in the external cavity of conventional systems because it requires no mechanical elements. Experiments have revealed that the scanning range and tuning rate are 1.3 nm and 1 kHz, respectively.
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Takamasa Suzuki, Takamasa Suzuki, Ryuichi Nagai, Ryuichi Nagai, Osami Sasaki, Osami Sasaki, } "A tunable external cavity laser diode with no mechanical movement", Proc. SPIE 7511, 2009 International Conference on Optical Instruments and Technology: Optoelectronic Measurement Technology and Systems, 75110O (20 November 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.839828; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.839828

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