Lau, K. Y. and Harder, Ch. and Yariv, A. (1983) Longitudinal mode spectrum of GaAs injection lasers under high-frequency microwave modulation. Applied Physics Letters, 43 (7). pp. 619-621. ISSN 0003-6951. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:LAUapl83c
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Experimental observations of the lasing spectrum of a single mode semiconductor laser under continuous microwave modulation reveal that the lasing spectrum is apparently locked to a single longitudinal mode for optical modulation depths up to ~80%, beyond which the lasing spectrum becomes multimoded, whose envelope width increases very rapidly with further increase in modulation depth. These results are satisfactorily explained by a theoretical treatment which enables one to predict the dynamic lasing spectrum of a laser from its cw lasing spectra at various output powers.
|Additional Information:||© 1983 American Institute of Physics. Received 5 May 1983; accepted 20 June 1983. This research was supported by the Defense Advance Research Project Agency, the National Science Foundation under the Optical Communication Program, and by the Army Research Office.|
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