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Hybrid mode-lock InGaAsP/InP MQW laser as a multiwavelength source for WDM

Chen, T. R. and Koumans, R. G. M. P. and Eliyahn, D. and Salvatore, R. A. and Yariv, A. (1998) Hybrid mode-lock InGaAsP/InP MQW laser as a multiwavelength source for WDM. In: Semiconductor Lasers III. Proceedings of SPIE. No.3547. Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) , Bellingham, WA, pp. 230-239. ISBN 0819430080. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20180710-154412049

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Abstract

A hybrid mode-locked semiconductor laser was demonstrated as a multi-wavelength light source for WDM networks. The laser simultaneously provides over 50 WDM channels spaced at 21.8 GHz (0.17 nm). Channel spacing is temperature independent and is determined by the modulating frequency applied to the absorber section of the laser, thus is very stable. The wavelength of the channels can be slightly tuned by injection current and/or temperature. We demonstrate dropping a WDM channel at a network node by using a Fiber Bragg Grating combined with a fiber coupler.


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Subject Keywords:Wavelength division multiplexing, mode locked laser, Fiber Bragg Grating
Series Name:Proceedings of SPIE
Issue or Number:3547
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Official Citation:T. R. Chen, Roger M. P. Koumans, D. Eliyahn, Randal A. Salvatore, Amnon Yariv, "Hybrid mode-lock InGaAsP/InP MQW laser as a multiwavelength source for WDM", Proc. SPIE 3547, Semiconductor Lasers III, (19 August 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.319640; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.319640
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