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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 20 — Sep. 28, 2009
  • pp: 17547–17554

22-Gb/s Long Wavelength VCSELs

Werner Hofmann, Michael Müller, Alexey Nadtochiy, Christian Meltzer, Alex Mutig, Gerhard Böhm, Jürgen Rosskopf, Dieter Bimberg, Markus-Christian Amann, and Connie Chang-Hasnain  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 20, pp. 17547-17554 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.017547


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Abstract

1.55-µm vertical cavity surface-emitting low-parasitic lasers show open eyes up to 22-Gb/s modulation speed. Uncooled error-free operation over a wide temperature range up to 85°C under constant bias conditions is demonstrated at 12.5-Gb/s data rate. At these fixed bias conditions the laser characteristics are practically invariant with temperature. These are the highest data-rates reported from a long-wavelength VCSEL structure to date.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.4080) Fiber optics and optical communications : Modulation
(140.5960) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers
(250.7260) Optoelectronics : Vertical cavity surface emitting lasers
(140.7260) Lasers and laser optics : Vertical cavity surface emitting lasers

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: July 2, 2009
Revised Manuscript: July 31, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: August 26, 2009
Published: September 15, 2009

Citation
Werner Hofmann, Michael Müller, Alexey Nadtochiy, Christian Meltzer, Alex Mutig, Gerhard Böhm, Jürgen Rosskopf, Dieter Bimberg, Markus-Christian Amann, and Connie Chang-Hasnain, "22-Gb/s Long Wavelength VCSELs," Opt. Express 17, 17547-17554 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-20-17547


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