Locking range of tunable transmitters using side-mode injection locking

N. Kashima

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Abstract

We discuss a locking range of a tunable optical transmitter using side-mode injection locking. The transmitter discussed here is previously proposed and the tunability is realized to apply side mode injection locking using a Fabry-Perot laser. One of the important characteristics is the locking range of a slave LD and its dependence on side mode m. We measured the locking range as a function of m for four 1.55 μm LDs. The measured locking ranges are discussed considering the relation between the injection power required for a single-mode lasing and the side mode m.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)141-146
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Optical Communications
Volume27
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Jun

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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