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Stabilization of self-pulsating laser diodes
Author(s): John Kenneth Gamelin; Yaron Simler; Shyh Wang
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Paper Abstract

We report stabilization of self-pulsating laser diodes using a combination of self-injection locking and frequency locked loops. Short term frequency stability better than 1 part in 106 (3ffl linewidth <1 kHz at 1 .3 GHz) was readily achieved with continuous tunability from 600 MHz to over 3 GHz using inexpensive commercial devices. Experimental results illustrating the effects of loop operation on error performance in subcarrier multiplexed (SCM) systems are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 June 1992
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1634, Laser Diode Technology and Applications IV, (26 June 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.59181
Show Author Affiliations
John Kenneth Gamelin, Univ. of California/Berkeley (United States)
Yaron Simler, Univ. of California/Berkeley (United States)
Shyh Wang, Univ. of California/Berkeley (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1634:
Laser Diode Technology and Applications IV
Daniel S. Renner, Editor(s)

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