Widely Tuneable Modulated Grating V-Branch Chirp Managed Laser

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

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Matsui, Yasuhiro; Mahgerefteh, Daniel; Zheng, Xueyan; Ye, Xiong; McCallion, Kevin; Xu, Haitao; Deutsch, Michael (Finisar Corporation, 36 Jonspin Rd., Wilmington, MA 01887, USA)
Lewén, Robert; Wesström, Jan-Olof; Rigole, Pierre-Jean (Syntune AB, Torshamnsgatan 30A, 16440 Kista, Sweden)
Schatz, Richard (Royal Institute of Technology, Photonics and Microwave Engineering, 164 40 Kista, Stockholm, Sweden)

We developed a 45 nm tuneable 18 GHz 3-dB bandwidth Modulated-Grating Y-branch laser and demonstrated a error-free 200-km transmission at 10 Gb/s with a drive voltage of 1.5 Vpp using Chirp Managed Laser technology.