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Three-dimensional analysis of multiwavelength DFB laser arrays
Author(s): Andrew M. Sarangan; Guo Ping Li; W. P. Huang; Toshi Makino
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Paper Abstract

Precise wavelength control in a multi-wavelength laser array is an important issue concerning practical applications. The wavelength is dictated by material and structural parameters. By controlling the waveguide dimension and waveguide orientation the lasing wavelength can be controlled. This can be done by varying the ridge width and ridge angle with respect to the DFB gratings. In this paper, a three-dimensional DFB laser model is presented. This is used to study the extent of wavelength tunability in DFB laser arrays.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1996
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2690, Wavelength Division Multiplexing Components, (1 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238924
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Andrew M. Sarangan, Univ. of Waterloo (United States)
Guo Ping Li, Bell-Northern Research Ltd. (United States)
W. P. Huang, Univ. of Waterloo (Canada)
Toshi Makino, Bell-Northern Research Ltd. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2690:
Wavelength Division Multiplexing Components
Louis S. Lome, Editor(s)

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