We show the effects of shrinking the high contrast grating size on a wavelength-tunable VCSEL experimentally and theoretically. With a grating having only 4 periods, we demonstrate the fastest tunable VCSEL with speed >25 MHz.
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C. Chase, Y. Zhou, and C. Chang-Hasnain, "Impact of High Contrast Grating Size in Tunable VCSELs," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper CMGG2.
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