Quantum Noise Effects in Single-Mode Injection Lasers

  • Salvatore Piazzolla
  • Paolo Spano
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB)


Recently, a great, increasingly growing interest has arisen in the field of optical coherent communication systems because of two main factors: first, the great development of the technology of semiconductor materials which has made commercially available injection lasers capable of stable operation in a single longitudinal and transverse mode; second, the well acquired capability of producing single-mode fibers with very low attenuation losses.


Phase Noise Spontaneous Emission Semiconductor Laser Intensity Noise Instantaneous Frequency 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Salvatore Piazzolla
    • 1
  • Paolo Spano
    • 1
  1. 1.Fondazione Ugo BordoniRomaItaly

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