TITLE

Instability threshold resonances in directly modulated external-cavity semiconductor lasers

AUTHOR(S)
Schremer, A.; Fujita, T.; Lin, C. F.; Tang, C. L.
PUB. DATE
January 1988
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;1/25/1988, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p263
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The relationship between the modulation frequency and maximum modulation depth for stable and low-noise oscillation in external-cavity semiconductor lasers is investigated. Sharp resonances in the threshold for the onset of instability occur when the laser is nearly synchronously modulated. A physical model is proposed to explain these observations.
ACCESSION #
9825780

 

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