STOCHASTIC ANALYSIS OF THE LASER SPECTRUM CONSIDERING THE PHASE NOISE EFFECT
Keywords:phase noise, laser spectrum, laser lineshape, delayed self-heterodyne method
This paper presents a theoretical model for the estimation of the lineshape of lasers by the delayed self-heterodyne method, considering phase noise effects, based on . Closed-forms expressions for the autocorrelation function and the power spectral density of the laser are derived, considering three cases: phase noise with low power, phase noise with medium power and phase noise with high power. The resulting expressions are valid for any optical phase noise probability distribution.
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