Abstract

A near-IR tunable external-cavity laser that uses an electro-optic deflector and a reflection grating as a tunable filter is demonstrated. The deflector is an electronically reconfigurable nonpixelated nematic liquid-crystal device. By controlling the voltage applied to the electro-optic deflector, a tuning range of 12  nm and a side-mode suppression higher than 30  dB are obtained.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
OSA Recommended Articles
C-band external-cavity wavelength-tunable laser based on a liquid-crystal deflector

P. Wang, L. K. Seah, V. M. Murukeshan, Z. X. Chao, and X. J. Yin
Appl. Opt. 46(23) 5866-5869 (2007)

Near-IR tunable laser with an integrated LiTaO3 electro-optic deflector

Joanna L. Casson, Li Wang, Nathaniel J. C. Libatique, Ravinder K. Jain, David A. Scrymgeour, Venkatraman Gopalan, Kevin T. Gahagan, Robert K. Sander, and Jeanne M. Robinson
Appl. Opt. 41(30) 6416-6419 (2002)

Mode-hop-free electro-optically tuned external-cavity diode laser using volume Bragg grating and PLZT ceramic

Li Shen, Qing Ye, Haiwen Cai, and Ronghui Qu
Opt. Express 19(18) 17244-17249 (2011)

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Cited By

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Figures (9)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Equations (7)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Equations are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Metrics

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription