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Timing jitter measurement and its reduction for gain-switched DFB lasers
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Paper Abstract

We present two methods for timing jitter measurement. The first method uses the spectral content of the noise, and, the second method uses autocorrelation and cross correlation of the pulsed output. For a distributed feedback (DFB) laser gain switched at 1 GHz, the timing jitter is about 3-4 ps. When an external CW laser injected into the DFB laser, the timing jitter can be reduced to 1-1.5 ps.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 June 2004
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 5349, Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices XII, (18 June 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.524002
Show Author Affiliations
Qiang Wang, Univ. of Connecticut (United States)
Guanghao Zhu, Univ. of Connecticut (United States)
Hao Dong, Univ. of Connecticut (United States)
Niloy K. Dutta, Univ. of Connecticut (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5349:
Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices XII
Marek Osinski; Hiroshi Amano; Fritz Henneberger, Editor(s)

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