Author(s): Guo, QW (Guo, Qianwen); Sun, MD (Sun, Mengdie); Yao, RY (Yao, Ruoyun); Yang, QL (Yang, Qiulu); Lu, D (Lu, Dan); Broeke, R (Broeke, Ronald); Ji, C (Ji, Chen); Xiong, WS (Xiong, Wanshu)

Source: IEEE PHOTONICS JOURNAL Volume: 13 Issue: 2 DOI: 10.1109/JPHOT.2021.3062835 Published: APR 2021

Abstract: We report the design, fabrication and characterization of a 1.55-mu m dual-wavelength Distributed Bragg Reflector (DBR) laser photonic integrated circuit (PIC) chip for continuous-waves (CW) terahertz generation. The PIC chip consists of a pair of parallel DBR lasers with integrated semiconductor optical amplifiers (SOA), and a multimode interference (MMI) coupler for combining the two wavelength channels into a single output waveguide. A room temperature continuous wave THz tuning range of 0.06 THz - 0.71 THz was obtained through optical heterodyne technique.

Accession Number: WOS:000685529500002

ISSN: 1943-0655

eISSN: 1943-0647

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