Nonlinear Distortion Properties of Laser Diode Influenced by Coherent Reflected Waves

Koji KIKUSHIMA  Yasuharu SUEMATSU  

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IEICE TRANSACTIONS (1976-1990)   Vol.E67   No.1   pp.19-25
Publication Date: 1984/01/25
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Print ISSN: 0000-0000
Type of Manuscript: PAPER
Category: Optical and Quantum Electronics
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Summary: 
The harmonic distortion and the intermodulation distortion of a laser diode are calculated to be severely influenced by the coherent interaction with reflected waves and are given to be about 2030 dB larger than intrinsic values of the laser diode without reflected waves.