1 January 1997 Evaluation of distributed Bragg reflector lasers for high-sensitivity near-infrared gas analysis
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Abstract
Three-section distributed Bragg reflector (DBR) lasers emitting in the 1.5-?m wavelength region are characterized for use as a light source in a spectrometer for gas analysis. The three-section DBR lasers facilitate a wide, continuous tuning range while preserving the output power at a constant level. Typical characteristics for three-section DBR lasers and potentials and limitations of these lasers in gas-monitoring applications are discussed. A fiber optic system for high-sensitivity gas detection using wavelength-tunable DBR lasers is also presented.
Anders P. Larson, Lars G. Sandstroem, Svante E. Hojer, Henrik Ahlberg, Bjoern Broberg, "Evaluation of distributed Bragg reflector lasers for high-sensitivity near-infrared gas analysis," Optical Engineering 36(1), (1 January 1997). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.601132 . Submission:
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