Electro-optic modulation using asymmetric Fabry-Perot laser diode amplifiers.
Item Type:Journal Article
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
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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.
Author: HEGARTY, JOHN
Type of material:Journal Article
Series/Report no:Applied Physics Letters
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