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Multielectrode quantum well lasers for digital switching
Author(s): Anthony F. J. Levi; K. Berthold; Richard N. Nottenberg; Douglas R. Dykaar; Tawee Tanbun-Ek; Ralph A. Logan
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Paper Abstract

Multielectrode laser diodes may be used to perform digital amplitude modulation signal processing. An important advantage of these devices is the ability to control lasing light output without using conventional high current electrical switches. Under different operating conditions, multielectrode lasers may also be used to implement digital wavelength switching.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1990
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1216, Nonlinear Optical Materials and Devices for Photonic Switching, (1 May 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.18109
Show Author Affiliations
Anthony F. J. Levi, AT&T Bell Labs. (United States)
K. Berthold, AT&T Bell Labs. (Germany)
Richard N. Nottenberg, AT&T Bell Labs. (United States)
Douglas R. Dykaar, AT&T Bell Labs. (Canada)
Tawee Tanbun-Ek, AT&T Bell Labs. (United States)
Ralph A. Logan, AT&T Bell Labs. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1216:
Nonlinear Optical Materials and Devices for Photonic Switching
Nasser Peyghambarian, Editor(s)

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