We present nano-electromechanical optoelectronic (NEMO) tunable VCSELs utilizing an electrostatic-actuated single-layer, high-index-contrast subwavelength grating. Ultra-low threshold of 0.2mA and single mode emission with continuously wavelength tuning range of 6.5nm was experimentally obtained.
© 2007 OSA
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3600) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, tunable
(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics
(250.7270) Optoelectronics : Vertical emitting lasers
M. C. y. Huang, Y. Zhou, and C. J. Chang-Hasnain, "Nano Electromechanical Optoelectronic Tunable VCSEL," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper CTuX7.
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