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.
- Lasers and laser applications
- Optical switching
- Semiconductor lasers
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering