Geusic, Joseph E. and Bridges, William B. and Pankove, Jacques I. (1970) Coherent optical sources for communications. Proceedings of the IEEE, 58 (10). pp. 1419-1439. ISSN 0018-9219 http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:GEUprocieee70
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The development of coherent optical sources, producing usable amounts of power, has provided a stimulus for communications research. Coherent sources in the form of lasers and parametric oscillators are available at wavelengths which span the entire optical spectrum. This paper reviews the state of the art of coherent optical sources with major emphasis on the most highly developed sources.
|Additional Information:||© Copyright 1970 IEEE. Reprinted with permission. Manuscript received in final form August 21, 1970. The authors wish to thank their colleagues at Bell Telephone Laboratories, Hughes Research Laboratories, and RCA Laboratories, whose work and constructive suggestions they have used liberally. The authors also wish to thank Hughes Electron Dynamics Division for Figs. 6 and 7; Hughes Research Laboratories for Figs. 8-12; Quantronix Corporation for Fig. 18; and F.W. Ostermayer and R. G. Smith, Bell Telephone Laboratories, for Figs. 21 and 22, respectively.|
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