Tunable optical-wavelength conversion using a multielectrode distributed-feedback laser diode with a saturable absorber

H. Kawaguchi, K. Oe, H. Yasaka, K. Magari, M. Fukuda, Y. Itaya

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Abstract

Optical wavelength conversion with tunability greater than 2.2 Å is demonstrated for the first time using a multielectrode DFB LD with a saturable absorber. This device can operate with both TE- and TM-polarised optical input. The device also has optical gain and pulse-shaping functions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1088-1090
Number of pages3
JournalElectronics Letters
Volume23
Issue number20
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1987 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Lasers and laser applications
  • Optical switching
  • Semiconductor lasers

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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