Time-resolved linewidth measurements of a wavelength switched SG-DBR laser for optical packet switched networks
Mishra, A.K. and Ellis, A.D. and Barry, Liam P. and Farrell, Tom (2008) Time-resolved linewidth measurements of a wavelength switched SG-DBR laser for optical packet switched networks. In: OFC/NFOEC 2008 - 2008 Conference on Optical Fiber Communication/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, 24-28 Feb 2008 , San Diego, CA, USA.
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We report time-resolved linewidth measurements of different sizes of optical packets under wavelength-switching for the first time and show that laser linewidth is significantly broadened during switching transition requiring ~3 mus to attain its minimum value.
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