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Lateral-mode selection in phase-locked antiguided arrays via distributed-feedback grating
Author(s): Mike Nesnidal; Luke J. Mawst; Dan Botez; Jens Buus
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Paper Abstract

We theoretically demonstrate that a properly placed distributed-feedback grating can provide spatial-mode discrimination in phase-locked antiguided arrays. These novel devices are particularly attractive because both spatial-mode and frequency selection are accomplished in an index-guided structure using a single mechanism that is virtually independent of thermal instabilities and drive level. The analysis includes the effects of facet coatings and accounts for the random nature of the cleave locations relative to the grating phase.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 May 1997
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 3001, In-Plane Semiconductor Lasers: from Ultraviolet to Midinfrared, (2 May 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.273815
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Mike Nesnidal, Univ. of Wisconsin/Madison (United States)
Luke J. Mawst, Univ. of Wisconsin/Madison (United States)
Dan Botez, Univ. of Wisconsin/Madison (United States)
Jens Buus, Gayton Photonics Ltd. (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3001:
In-Plane Semiconductor Lasers: from Ultraviolet to Midinfrared
Hong K. Choi; Peter S. Zory, Editor(s)

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