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Monolithic mode-locked semiconductor laser for continuously tunable millimeter-wave transmission
Author(s): Dennis T. K. Tong; Ming C. Wu
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Paper Abstract

A continuously tunable millimeter-wave optical transmitter is demonstrated by using a monolithic mode-locked semiconductor laser and an electro-optic modulator. By photomixing a microwave subcarrier with the selected harmonics of the mode-locked frequency, millimeter-wave subcarrier frequency transmission up to 300 GHz is achievable. Experimentally, subcarrier frequency continuously tunable from DC to 43 GHz is measured.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 April 1997
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 3038, High-Speed Semiconductor Lasers for Communication, (10 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.271450
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Dennis T. K. Tong, Univ. of California/Los Angeles (United States)
Ming C. Wu, Univ. of California/Los Angeles (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3038:
High-Speed Semiconductor Lasers for Communication
Norman S. Kwong; Radhakrishnan Nagarajan, Editor(s)

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