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Title: Interferometric ring lasers and optical devices

Abstract

Two ring diode lasers are optically coupled together to produce tunable, stable output through a Y-junction output coupler which may also be a laser diode or can be an active waveguide. These devices demonstrate a sharp peak in light output with an excellent side-mode-rejection ratio. The rings can also be made of passive or active waveguide material. With additional rings the device is a tunable optical multiplexer/demultiplexer.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. Albuquerque, NM
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
AT & T CORP
OSTI Identifier:
869791
Patent Number(s):
5398256
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-76DP00789
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
interferometric; lasers; optical; devices; diode; optically; coupled; produce; tunable; stable; output; y-junction; coupler; laser; active; waveguide; demonstrate; sharp; peak; light; excellent; side-mode-rejection; ratio; rings; passive; material; additional; device; multiplexer; demultiplexer; waveguide material; output coupler; active waveguide; laser diode; diode laser; optical device; optically coupled; light output; optical devices; diode lasers; stable output; /372/

Citation Formats

Hohimer, John P, and Craft, David C. Interferometric ring lasers and optical devices. United States: N. p., 1995. Web.
Hohimer, John P, & Craft, David C. Interferometric ring lasers and optical devices. United States.
Hohimer, John P, and Craft, David C. Sun . "Interferometric ring lasers and optical devices". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/869791.
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title = {Interferometric ring lasers and optical devices},
author = {Hohimer, John P and Craft, David C},
abstractNote = {Two ring diode lasers are optically coupled together to produce tunable, stable output through a Y-junction output coupler which may also be a laser diode or can be an active waveguide. These devices demonstrate a sharp peak in light output with an excellent side-mode-rejection ratio. The rings can also be made of passive or active waveguide material. With additional rings the device is a tunable optical multiplexer/demultiplexer.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1995},
month = {1}
}

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