A compact nine-channel multiwavelength laser

A.A.M. Staring, L.H. Spiekman, J.J.M. Binsma, E.J. Jansen, T. Dongen, van, P.J.A. Thijs, M.K. Smit, B.H. Verbeek

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Abstract

A phased-array-based multiwavelength laser has been realized on a chip area of 3.5 x 2.5 mm(2), The device has nine channels, spaced at 400 GHz around a central wavelength of 1.55 mu m. Its performance is characterized by a minimum threshold current of 101 mA, a maximum fiber-coupled power of 0.37 mW, and a linewidth of 21 MHz, In addition, simultaneous four-channel operation is demonstrated
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1139-1141
JournalIEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Volume8
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 1996

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