We demonstrate a record resonance frequency enhancement of 1.55-µm VCSELs from 10 GHz to 107 GHz under ultra-high optical injection locking. Detuning and injection-ratio dependence are characterized to show the broad applicability of the technique.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4080) Fiber optics and optical communications : Modulation
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3520) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, injection-locked
X. Zhao, E. K. Lau, D. Parekh, H. Sung, W. Hofmann, M. C. Amann, M. C. Wu, and C. J. Chang-Hasnain, "107-GHz Resonance Frequency of 1.55-µm VCSELs under Ultra-High Optical Injection Locking," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper CMW4.