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Optical Engineering

Time-resolved spectral measurement system using a Fabry-Pérot interferometer
Author(s): Mark G. Davis; Ronan F. O'Dowd
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Paper Abstract

A Fabry-Pérot interferometer-based time-resolved spectral measurement system capable of transform-limited performance is described. The measurement system results from a model, developed for the Fabry-Pérot interferometer, from which the mirror reflectivity emerges as the critical parameter in determining both the temporal and spectral response. By employing deconvolution, the spectral response of the system is capable of transform-limited performance. The system is demonstrated by carrying out time-resolved spectral measurements on a multielectrode distributed feedback semiconductor laser under a number of different modulation formats.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 1994
PDF: 5 pages
Opt. Eng. 33(12) doi: 10.1117/12.186369
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 33, Issue 12
Show Author Affiliations
Mark G. Davis, Univ. College Dublin (Ireland)
Ronan F. O'Dowd, Univ. College Dublin (Ireland)


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