Tunable Distributed Amplification (TDA-) DFB Laser Array Using Asymmetric Periodic Structure

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

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Nunoya, Nobuhiro; Ishii, Hiroyuki; Kawaguchi, Yoshihiro; Oohashi, Hiromi (NTT Photonics Laboratories, NTT Corporation, 3-1 Morinosato-Wakamiya, Atsugi-shi, Kanagawa, 243-0198 Japan)

We applied two sections with different unit lengths to a TDA-DFB laser array to expand the tuning range. We achieved a tuning range of 6.7 nm for a single laser and 36-channel operation with a 100-GHz grid for a 6-LD array.