Numerical analysis on the effects of external light injection seeding in a gain-switched DFB semiconductor laser

이득 스위칭 DFB 반도체 레이저에서 외부 광 주입 효과의 수치적 분석

  • Published : 2000.08.01

Abstract

We investigate the effects of the power and wavelength of externally injection seeded light on timing jitter and pulse width in a gain-switched $1.55\mu\textrm{m}$ DFB semiconductor laser by numerical simulation based on the transmission line laser model. As external seeding power increases, the timing jitter decreases and the pulse width increases. The lowest timing jitter is observed when the seed wavelength is aligned with the chirped spectrum center. By external seeding, we can decrease the timing jitter up to 1/2.7 without noticeable increase in pulse width. Our simulation results reasonably well agree with our sampled experiment and the other published papers. This proves the validity of our model to analyze a system based on a semiconductor laser. laser.

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