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1300 nm - 1650 nm Distributed Feedback Laser

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Distributed Feedback Laser

1300 nm - 1650 nm Distributed Feedback Laser

Select your target wavelength at any wavelength between 1300 nm and 1650 nm. The table below presents typical specifications, available mountings as well as application references & further reading.

Specifications
Mountings & Accessories
Applications
Papers & Links
Specifications
parameters
symbol
unit
minimum
typical
maximum
parameters

operating wavelength (at Top, Iop)

symbol

λop

unit

nm

minimum
typical

0.1 nm

maximum
parameters

optical output power (at λop)

symbol

Pop

unit

mW

minimum
typical

20

maximum
parameters

operating current

symbol

Iop

unit

mA

minimum
typical

50

maximum
parameters

operating voltage

symbol

Vop

unit

V

minimum
typical

3

maximum
parameters

threshold current

symbol

Ith

unit

mA

minimum

15

typical

20

maximum

25

parameters

side mode suppression ratio

symbol

SMSR

unit

dB

minimum
typical

> 35

maximum
parameters

current tuning coefficient

symbol

CI

unit

nm / mA

minimum

0.01

typical

0.02

maximum

0.025

parameters

temperature tuning coefficient

symbol

CT

unit

nm / K

minimum

0.07

typical

0.08

maximum

0.09

parameters

operating chip temperature

symbol

Top

unit

°C

minimum

+20

typical

+25

maximum

+50

parameters

operating case temperature (non-condensing)

symbol

TC

unit

°C

minimum

-20

typical

+25

maximum

+50

parameters

storage temperature (non-condensing)

symbol

TS

unit

°C

minimum

-40

typical

+20

maximum

+80

Specifications
TO56 - the absolute basic
  • availability: 760 nm - 3000 nm
  • TEC: no TEC
  • NTC: no NTC
  • cap: uncoated cap (optional)
  • window: uncoated window (optional)
  • plug&play: collimation required
  • size: small footprint
  • costs: low cost
TO5 - our workhorse
  • availability: 760 nm - 3000 nm
  • TEC: integrated TEC
  • NTC: integrated NTC
  • cap: AR coated cap (optional)
  • window: AR coated window (optional)
  • plug&play: collimation required
  • size: small footprint
  • costs: low cost
c-mount - basic OEM integration
  • availability: 760 nm - 3000 nm
  • TEC: no TEC
  • NTC: no NTC
  • cap: NA
  • window: NA
  • plug&play: collimation required
  • size: low cost
SM-BTF - our fiber-coupled workhorse
  • availability: 760 nm - 2360 nm
  • TEC: integrated TEC
  • NTC: integrated NTC
  • plug&play: fiber-coupled beam
  • size: large footprint
  • costs: higher cost than free space
PM-BTF - high-end fiber coupling
  • availability: 1064 nm - 2050 nm
  • TEC: integrated TEC
  • NTC: integrated NTC
  • plug&play: fiber-coupled beam
  • size: large footprint
  • costs: higher costs than free space
chip on heatspreader - high-end OEM integration
  • availability: 760 nm - 6000 nm
  • TEC: no TEC
  • NTC: integrated NTC
  • cap: NA
  • window: NA
  • plug&play: collimation required
  • size: smallest footprint
  • costs: low cost
Heatsink for TO5 / TO66
  • availability: 760 nm - 6500 nm
  • NTC: integrated (optional)
  • heat distribution: warranted
  • connectors: for laser diode driver & temperature controller
  • posts: M6 thread for optical table
  • cage system: standard
  • collimation: none
Heatsink for TO5 with collimation
  • availability: 760 nm - 1850 nm
  • heat distribution: warranted
  • connectors: for laser diode driver & temperature controller
  • posts: M6 thread for optical table
  • cage system: standard
  • collimation: collimation with up to 40 % power loss
Mountings & Accessories
Gas Detection
1300 nm - 1650 nm

DFB lasers emitting at 1392.0 nm are e. g. suited for sensitive detection of small water vapour concentrations.

Papers & Links
# 9 DFB Lasers Between 760 nm and 16 µm for Sensing Applications
W. Zeller, L. Naehle, P. Fuchs, F. Gerschuetz, L. Hildebrandt, J. Koeth , Sensors, 10, 2010, pp. 2492-2510.,
# 23 MAMMUT: mirror vibration metrology for VLTI
I. Spaleniak, F. Giessler, R. Geiss, S. Minardi, T. Pertsch, R. Neuhaeuser, M. Becker, M. Rothhardt, F. Delplancke, A. Richichi, S. Menardi, C. Schmid.,
# 33 DFB laser diodes in the wavelength range from 760 nm to 2.5 µm
J. Seufert, M. Fischer, M. Legge, J. Koeth, R. Werner, M. Kamp, A. Forchel, Spectroch. Acta, Part A 60, 2004, pp. 3243-3247.,
# 46 TDLAS-based open-path laser hygrometer using simple reflective foils as scattering targets;
A. Seidel, S. Wagner, V. Ebert, Appl. Phys. B, 109, 3, November 2012, pp. 497-504.,
# 47 High-speed tunable diode laser absorption spectroscopy for sampling-free in-cylinder water vapor concentration measurements in an optical IC engine;
O. Witzel, A. Klein, S. Wagner, C. Meffert, C. Schulz, V. Ebert, Appl. Phys. B, 109, 3, November 2012, pp. 521-532.,
# 70 In situ H2O and temperature detection close to burning biomass pellets using calibration-free wavelength modulation spectroscopy
Z. Qu, F.M. Schmidt, App. Phys. B, 119, 2015, pp. 45-53.,
# 71 Novel utilisation of a circular multi-reflection cell applied to materials ageing experiments
D.A. Knox, A.K. King, E.D. McNaghten, S.J. Brooks, P.A. Martin, S.M. Pimblott , App. Phys. B, 119, 2015, pp. 55-64.,
# 148 Development of a dew/frost point temperature sensor based on tunable diode laser absorption spectroscopy and its application in a cryogenic wind tunnel
W. Nie, Z. Xu, R. Kan, J. Ruan, L. Yao, B. Wang, Y. He, Sensors, Vol.18, Iss.8, 2018, 2704.,

Optical properties

nanoplus distributed feedback lasers show outstanding spectral, tuning and electrical properties.

Spectrum 1392 nm DFB

Typical spectrum of a nanoplus 1392 nm distributed feedback laser diode

Tuning 1392 nm DFB

Typical mode hop free tuning of a nanoplus 1392 nm distributed feedback laser diode

PI Curve 1392 nm DFB

Typical power, current and voltage characteristics of a nanoplus 1392 nm distributed feedback laser diode

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Product Brief

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nanoplus uses a unique and patented technology for DFB laser manufacturing. We apply a lateral metal grating along the ridge waveguide, which is independent of the material system. Read more about our patented distributed feedback technology.

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