Electro-optic modulation using asymmetric Fabry-Perot laser diode amplifiers.
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Citation:Mitchell, N. F.; O'Gorman, J.; Hegarty, J.; Connolly, J. C., Electro-optic modulation using asymmetric Fabry-Perot laser diode amplifiers., Applied Physics Letters, 65, 1, 1994, 7 - 9
We report the use of laser diode amplifiers, whose facets have unequal mirror reflectivities, as asymmetric Fabry-Perot modulators. Due to the presence of optical gain in these devices we observe modulation of reflected light with both large absolute modulation depth and high contrast ratio.
Series/Report no:Applied Physics Letters