Spectral Characteristics of Semiconductor Diode Lasers

  • A. Mooradian
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB)

Abstract

The spectral linewidth and phase noise characteristics of single-frequency semiconductor diode lasers have become quite important for application to such areas as frequency standards, fiber optical sensors, laser gyros, and optical communications. This work describes the spectral broadening mechanisms which have been observed for monolithic (GaAl)As and lead-salt diode lasers as well as the spectral characteristics of external-cavity controlled (GaAl)As diode lasers.

Keywords

Diode Laser Carrier Density Laser Field External Cavity Hole Burning 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Mooradian
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  1. 1.Lincoln LaboratoryMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyLexingtonUSA

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