TITLE

Effect of low-frequency intensity noise on high-frequency direct modulation of semiconductor injection lasers

AUTHOR(S)
Lau, K. Y.; Blauvelt, H.
PUB. DATE
February 1988
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;2/29/1988, Vol. 52 Issue 9, p694
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
It was experimentally observed that low-frequency intensity noise in 1.3 μm semiconductor lasers can be translated to high frequencies through beating with a high-frequency modulation signal, thus imposing a maximum achievable signal/noise ratio. An analysis of this effect using a formalism developed for treating intermodulation distortion yields good agreement with the experimental results.
ACCESSION #
9826124

 

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