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Four-wave mixing assisted multiwavelength peak-power-equalized semiconductor optical amplifier laser
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Paper Abstract

A four-wave mixing assisted multiwavelength semiconductor optical amplifier laser is experimentally demonstrated in a fiber ring cavity. A sampled linearly chirped fiber Bragg grating is used as the wavelength-selective component. Four-wave mixing enhances the number of peak-power-equalized lasing wavelengths and operation stability of the ring laser. The extinction ratio of the 20 multiwavelengths output is greater than 40 dB, and the peak-power difference is less than 3 dB.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 2007
PDF: 4 pages
Opt. Eng. 46(12) 125008 doi: 10.1117/1.2823169
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 46, Issue 12
Show Author Affiliations
GuoXiang Ning, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)
Ping Shum, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)
Junqiang Zhou, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)
Li Xia, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)

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