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Injection characterization of packaged bi-directional diamond shaped ring lasers at 1550 nm

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dc.contributor.author Bussjager, Rebecca en_US
dc.contributor.author Erdmann, Reinhard en_US
dc.contributor.author Kovanis, Vassilios en_US
dc.contributor.author McKeon, Brian en_US
dc.contributor.author Fanto, Michael en_US
dc.contributor.author Johns, Steve en_US
dc.contributor.author Hayduk, Michael en_US
dc.contributor.author Osman, Joseph en_US
dc.contributor.author Morrow, Alan en_US
dc.contributor.author Green, Malcolm en_US
dc.contributor.author Stoffel, Nancy en_US
dc.contributor.author Tan, Songsheng en_US
dc.contributor.author Shick, Charles en_US
dc.contributor.author Bacon, Wesley en_US
dc.contributor.author Beaman, Bryan en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2007-09-13T02:30:47Z en_US
dc.date.available 2007-09-13T02:30:47Z en_US
dc.date.issued 2006-05-12 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Enabling Photonics Technologies for Defense, Security, and Aerospace Applications II 6243 (2006) 62430J-1 - 62430J-12 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0277-786X en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1850/4754 en_US
dc.description RIT community members may access full-text via RIT Libraries licensed databases: http://library.rit.edu/databases/
dc.description.abstract The Air Force Research Laboratory, Binoptics Corp., and Infotonics Technology Center worked collaboratively to package and characterize recently developed diode based ring lasers that operate at 1550 nm in a diamond shaped cavity. The laser modes propagate bi-directionally; however, uniaxial propagation may be induced by optical injection or by integrating a mirror. Round trip cavity length was 500 μm in 3.5 μm wide ridge waveguides, and four polarizationmaintaining lensed fibers provided access to the input and output modes. A signal from a tunable diode laser, incident at one port, served to injection lock both of the counter-propagating circulating modes. When the input signal was timeencoded by an optical modulator, the encoding was transferred to both modes with an inverted time-intensity profile. Performance, in terms of fidelity and extinction ratio, is characterized for selected pulsed and monochromatic formats from low frequencies to those exceeding 12 GHz. A rate equation model is proposed to account for certain aspects of the observed behavior and analog and digital applications are discussed. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship This work was supported through AFRL Grant Award F30602-03-2-0228. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher The International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE) en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries vol. 6243 en_US
dc.subject Bi-directional semiconductor ring lasers en_US
dc.subject Diamond shaped en_US
dc.subject Laser injection en_US
dc.title Injection characterization of packaged bi-directional diamond shaped ring lasers at 1550 nm en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.subject.keyword Ring lasers en_US
dc.subject.keyword Laser injection en_US
dc.subject.keyword Diode based en_US
dc.identifier.url http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.670325


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