Single-wavelength emission by using 1 × N active multi-mode interferometer laser diode

Yasuhiro Hinokuma, Zhipeng Yuen, Teppei Fukuda, Takahira Mitomi, Kiichi Hamamoto

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Abstract

1 × N active multi-mode interferometer laser diode (MMI LD) is proposed and demonstrated to realize single-wavelength edgeemitter without using grating configuration. As the 1 × N active-MMI LDs are based on longitudinal mode interference, they have a potential of singlewavelength emission without incorporating any grating layer on/beneath active layer. The fabricated devices showed single-wavelength emission with a side mode suppression ratio (SMSR) of 12 dB at a wavelength of 1.57 ?m.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1413-1419
Number of pages7
JournalIEICE Transactions on Electronics
VolumeE96-C
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2013

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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