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1850 nm - 2200 nm Distributed Feedback Laser

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Distributed Feedback Laser

1850 nm - 2200 nm Distributed Feedback Laser

Select your target wavelength at any wavelength between 1850 nm and 2200 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

3

maximum
parameters

operating current

symbol

Iop

unit

mA

minimum
typical

100

maximum
parameters

operating voltage

symbol

Vop

unit

V

minimum
typical

2

maximum
parameters

threshold current

symbol

Ith

unit

mA

minimum

5

typical

25

maximum

65

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

0.05

parameters

temperature tuning coefficient

symbol

CT

unit

nm / K

minimum

0.16

typical

0.20

maximum

0.23

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
1850 nm - 2200 nm

Water vapour shows absorption features in the wavelength window between 1850 nm and 1900 nm.

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.,
# 14 Evaluation of the Radiation Hardness of GaSbbased Laser Diodes for Space Applications;
I. Esquivias, J.M.G. Tijero, J. Barbero, D. Lopez, M. Fischer, K. Roessner, J. Koeth, RADECS Proceedings, 2011, pp. 349-352,
# 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.,
# 39 The nulltimate test bench: achromatic phase shifters for nulling interferometry
P.A. Schuller, O. Demangeon, A. Leger, M. Barillot, B. Chazelas, M. Decaudin, M. Derrien, P. Duret, P. Gabor, G. Gadret, J. Gay, A. Labeque, R. Launhardt, J. Mangin, Y. Rabbia, Z. Sodnikal , Proc. SPIE , 2010, 7734, 77342E.,
# 41 All-fiber, wavelength and repetition-rate tunable, ultrafast pulse generation in the 2.0 μm region without mode-locking
M. E. Durst and J. van Howe, Journal of lightwave technology,, Vol. 31, No. 23, 1th December 2013, pp. 3714-3718.,
# 55 Photonic Crystal Laser Based Gas Sensor
M. Wolff, H. Bruhns, J. Koeth, W. Zeller, L. Naehle, book edited by M. Yasin, S.W. Harun, H. Arof, ISBN 978-953-51-1233-4, Optical Sensors - New Developments and Practical Applications, 19th March 2014, Chapter 4,
# 72 TDLAS-based NH3 mole fraction measurement for exhaust diagnostics during selective catalytic reduction using a fiber-coupled 2.2-µm DFB Diode laser
F. Stritzke, O. Diemel, S. Wagner , App. Phys. B, 119, 2015, pp. 143-152.,
# 88 Oxygen-18 isotope of breath CO2 linking to erythrocytes carbonic anhydrase activity: a biomarker for pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes
C. Ghosh, G. D. Banik, A. Maity, S. Som, A. Chakraborty, C. Selvan, S. Ghosh, S. Chowdhury, M. Pradhan , Scientific Reports, 2015, 5 : 8137.,
# 139 Development of a Method for Non‐Invasive Measurement of Absolute Pressure in Partially Transparent Containers with Carbonated Beverages
M. Grafen, M. Falkenstein, A. Ostendorf, C. Esen, , Vol. 92, Iss. 11, Spec. Iss.: Bioraffinerien, Nov. 2020, , Chemie, Ingenieur, Technik, November 2020, pec. Iss.: Bioraffinerien, 2020, pp 1830 - 1839.,
# 147 Hydrogen sensor based on tunable diode laser absorption spectroscopy
V. Avetisov, O. Bjoroey, J. Wang, P. Geiser, K. G. Paulsen, Sensors, Vol.19, Iss.23, 2019, 5313.,

Optical properties

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

Spectrum 1877 nm DFB

Typical spectrum of a nanoplus 1877 nm distributed feedback laser diode

Tuning 1877 nm DFB

Typical mode hop free tuning of a nanoplus 1877 nm distributed feedback laser diode

PI Curve 1877 nm DFB

Typical power, current and voltage characteristics of a nanoplus 1877 nm distributed feedback laser diode

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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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