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Semiconductor laser transmitters for WDM
Author(s): Jean-Marc Verdiell; Steve Sanders; Jo S. Major; David F. Welch; Donald R. Scifres
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Paper Abstract

WDM semiconductor sources are needed to fulfill the requirements of future high-speed, all- optical fiber networks. The key technical challenge is to meet at the same time all of the tight requirements on wavelength accuracy, stability over time, high-speed operation, simplicity of control electronics, and low cost that practical systems demands. State-of-the-art of WDM component technology is explored and the many available technological options are presented and compared.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1996
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2690, Wavelength Division Multiplexing Components, (1 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238925
Show Author Affiliations
Jean-Marc Verdiell, SDL, Inc. (United States)
Steve Sanders, SDL, Inc. (United States)
Jo S. Major, SDL, Inc. (United States)
David F. Welch, SDL, Inc. (United States)
Donald R. Scifres, SDL, Inc. (United States)


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

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