M. Farzaneh, J. A. Hudgings, and R. J. Ram, "Fiber-Free Characterization of Photonics Integrated Circuits by Thermoreflectance Microscopy,"
in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies,
OSA Technical Digest (CD)
(Optical Society of America, 2007), paper JTuA40.
We demonstrate the use of amplified spontaneous emission in thermoreflectance imaging of photonic integrated circuits for fiber-free characterization of the integrated cascaded semiconductor optical amplifiers.