TITLE

Narrow-linewidth, electro-optically tunable InGaAsP-Ti:LiNbO3 extended cavity laser

AUTHOR(S)
Heismann, F.; Alferness, R. C.; Buhl, L. L.; Eisenstein, G.; Korotky, S. K.; Veselka, J. J.; Stulz, L. W.; Burrus, C. A.
PUB. DATE
July 1987
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;7/20/1987, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p164
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We report an electro-optically tunable, single-frequency extended cavity laser with a linewidth of less than 60 kHz. The laser consists of a 1.5-μm InGaAsP gain medium and an electro-optically tunable, narrow-band Ti:LiNbO3 wavelength filter (Δλ≊12 Å). Electro-optic tuning over at least 70 Å and single-frequency operation with output power of more than 1 mW have been demonstrated. The laser linewidth was measured by beating the laser against a 1.523-μm HeNe laser.
ACCESSION #
9823608

 

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