Frequency Response Enhancement in Optical Injection Locked Semiconductor Ring Laser using Master Laser Modulation

Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Memon, Muhammad Irfan; Li, Bei; Wang, Zhuoran; Yu, Siyuan (Dept. of Electronic and Electrical Eng. University of Bristol, Bristol, BS8 1TR, UK)
Memon, Muhammad Irfan (Dept. of Physics, COMSATS Institute of IT, Islamabad, Pakistan)
Mezosi, Gabor; Sorel, Marc (Dept. of Electronic and Electrical Eng. University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8LT, UK)

Bandwidth of optical injection locked (OIL) semiconductor ring laser (SRL) is enhanced from 15GHz to >40GHz using master-laser modulation. Unidirectional SRLs allow monolithic integration of OIL scheme as it produces no feedback towards the master-laser.