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Nonlinearity Of Buried Heterostructure Lasers Under Amplitude Modulation
Author(s): S. J. Wang; N. K. Dutta; A. B. Piccirilli; M. S. Lin
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Paper Abstract

Intermodulation and harmonic distortions of buried heterostructure distributed feedback lasers can be low enough for many applications, like cable television and microwave subcarrier transmissions. This paper discusses the theoretical analysis and measured values of these distortions. The results indicate that the nonlinearities of lasers are dependent on the modulation frequency, the operating temperature, and the physical structure of the lasers.

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Date Published: 5 February 1990
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 1176, Components for Fiber Optic Applications IV, (5 February 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.963295
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S. J. Wang, AT&T Bell Laboratories (United States)
N. K. Dutta, AT&T Bell Laboratories (United States)
A. B. Piccirilli, AT&T Bell Laboratories (United States)
M. S. Lin, AT&T Bell Laboratories (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1176:
Components for Fiber Optic Applications IV
Paul M. Kopera, Editor(s)

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