Wavelength division multiplexing light source with integrated quantum well tunable lasers and optical amplifiers

Koren, U.; Koch, T. L.; Miller, B. I.; Eisenstein, G.; Bosworth, R. H.
May 1989
Applied Physics Letters;5/22/1989, Vol. 54 Issue 21, p2056
Academic Journal
We describe a photonic integrated circuit composed of three 1.5 μm wavelength multiple quantum well tunable lasers with a passive optical power combiner and an optical output amplifier. Independent channel operation with 1–2 mW/channel output power is demonstrated.


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