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Optical Fiber Communication Conference
Los Angeles, California United States
March 4-8, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-55752-938-1
Lasers and Active Devices (OTh4F)

Energy-Efficient High-Speed Short-Cavity VCSELs

Markus-Christian Amann, Elaine Wong, and Michael Mueller  »View Author Affiliations


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The energy efficiency of short-cavity VCSELs is examined for static and dynamic device operation. Record-high modulation bandwidths beyond 18GHz, conversion efficiencies of 23% and energy-efficient large-signal modulation at 10Gbps over 17.3km fiber-line are demonstrated.

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OCIS Codes
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(250.5960) Optoelectronics : Semiconductor lasers

M. Amann, E. Wong, and M. Mueller, "Energy-Efficient High-Speed Short-Cavity VCSELs," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper OTh4F.1.

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