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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 11, Iss. 14 — Jul. 14, 2003
  • pp: 1659–1668

Design and analysis of VCSEL based two-dimension wavelength converter

H. Liu, P. Shum, and M. S. Kao  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 11, Issue 14, pp. 1659-1668 (2003)

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A novel two-dimensional vertical cavity surface emission laser (VCSEL) based wavelength converter is proposed. We developed a two-dimensional transmission line laser model (TLLM) to analyze the proposed wavelength converter. This model takes into account Bragg reflectors by using the modified connecting matrix. Therefore, accurate and efficient modeling of the VCSEL structure is achieved. Extinction ratio of the output signal is investigated by considering input signal power, wavelength, facet reflectivity and cavity diameter.

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OCIS Codes
(140.4480) Lasers and laser optics : Optical amplifiers
(140.5960) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: May 7, 2003
Revised Manuscript: June 9, 2003
Published: July 14, 2003

H. Liu, P. Shum, and M. Kao, "Design and analysis of VCSEL based twodimension wavelength converter," Opt. Express 11, 1659-1668 (2003)

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