Characterization of a Mode-Locked Quantum-Dash Fabry-Perot Laser Based on Measurement of the Complex Optical Spectrum

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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Tang, Xuefeng; Karar, Abdullah S.; Cartledge, John C. (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Queen's University, Canada)
Shen, Alexandre; Duan, Guang-Hua (Alcatel-Thales III-V Laboratory, 91767 Palaiseau, France)

By measuring the complex optical spectrum using a half-rate, sinusoidal modulation method, a mode locked quantum-dash Fabry-Perot laser is characterized for free-running operation and actively mode-locked operation by injection of a 40 Gb/s RZ-OOK signal.