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Influence of the spectral properties of a wavelength-modulated laser diode on the resulting interferogram
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Paper Abstract

The spectral behaviour of a laser diode during its modulation was investigated in order to find the correlation between the spectral properties of a light source and the appearance of an interferogram resulting from its radiation. The expected fringe visibility curves for a laser diode working in a stable as well as in "mode hopping" regions are given. The experimentally obtained interference patterns which visualise such effects as wavelength shift and coherence collapse are also presented.

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Date Published: 17 July 1996
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2860, Laser Interferometry VIII: Techniques and Analysis, (17 July 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.276311
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Anna Kozlowska, Warsaw Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Christophe Gorecki, Univ. de Franche-Comte (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2860:
Laser Interferometry VIII: Techniques and Analysis
Malgorzata Kujawinska; Ryszard J. Pryputniewicz; Mitsuo Takeda, Editor(s)

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