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Extended-cavity diode laser continuously tuned with a translated varied line-space grating
Author(s): Gilles Fortin; Nathalie McCarthy
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Paper Abstract

Mode-hop-free operation of an extended-cavity diode laser is achieved with an original technique. A varied line-space diffraction grating is used as an external coupler. Continuous tuning is obtained by a simple linear translation of the grating. As of now, the measured continuous tuning range is as wide as 14 nm near 1568 nm with a relatively constant output power.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 August 2008
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 7099, Photonics North 2008, 70991H (12 August 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.805600
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Gilles Fortin, Ctr. d'Optique, Photonique et Laser, Univ. Laval (Canada)
Nathalie McCarthy, Ctr. d'Optique, Photonique et Laser, Univ. Laval (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7099:
Photonics North 2008

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