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Method for recording jitter distribution function of semiconductor laser light pulses
Author(s): Konstantin N. Korostik; Igor Alechandro Malevich
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Paper Abstract

The turn-on moment of a laser simulated emission generation is the subject of random fluctuations called jitter due to the statistical nature of the nonequilibrium carrier accumulation process in the laser active zone. The experimental research into the jitter in DFB and Fabry- Perot lasers shows its strong dependence on an operational mode of the laser. It was determined that the statistical distribution of the time fluctuations of light pulse front and back sides may differ in a laser biased below threshold and operating at a high modulation rate when the so-called pattern-effect is being displayed. The statistics of the jitter of the pulses rear fronts remains Gaussian, but as the modulation frequency grows it becomes more sophisticated for the head fronts.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1993
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1801, 20th International Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics, (1 January 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.145751
Show Author Affiliations
Konstantin N. Korostik, Belorussian State Univ. (Belarus)
Igor Alechandro Malevich, Belorussian State Univ. (Belarus)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1801:
20th International Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics
John Marks Dewey; Roberto G. Racca, Editor(s)

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