Super Luminescent Diodes Ideal for Sensing Market with Low Coherence and High Power


This White Paper explains the basic structure and device characteristics of SLD technology, along with typical uses and comparison of characteristics from various aspects, including reliability and applications. Anritsu hopes this White Paper will give readers a better understanding of SLD features and uses to facilitate adoption in a wide variety of applications.

  1. Introduction
  2. SLD Basic Principles
    • SLD Features
    • Structure of SLD
    • Coherence Characteristics
  3. SLD Characteristics
    • Module Features
    • Reliability
  4. Application Fields
    • OCT (Medical and Industrial)
    • White Light Interferometry
    • Optical Fiber Sensors
    • Others
  5. References