A tunable-MMI-coupler-based wavelength adjustable laser

H.G. Bukkems, R.C. Strijbos, J.J.M. Binsma, H.M. Vrieze, de, M.C. Larson, M.K. Smit, E.A.J.M. Bente, B.H. Verbeek

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Abstract

This paper introduces a novel integrated widely tunable laser, the tunable multimode interference (T-MMI) laser, with as tunable component an MMI coupler with a wavelength adjustable transmission spectrum. Experiments demonstrate up to 150 nm of tuning range for the T-MMI component and operation of a widely tunable T-MMI laser is demonstrated over a wavelength range of 38 nm.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)614-621
Number of pages8
JournalIEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics
Volume43
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007

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