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High-speed VCSELs and VCSEL arrays for single- and multi-core fiber interconnects
Author(s): Anders Larsson; Petter Westbergh; Johan S. Gustavsson; Erik Haglund; Emanuel P. Haglund
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Paper Abstract

Our recent work on high speed 850 nm VCSELs and VCSEL arrays is reviewed. With a modulation bandwidth approaching 30 GHz, our VCSELs have enabled transmitters and links operating at data rates in excess of 70 Gbps (at IBM) and transmission over onboard polymer waveguides at 40 Gbps (at University of Cambridge). VCSELs with an integrated mode filter for single mode emission have enabled transmission at 25 Gbps over >1 km of multimode fiber and a speed-distance product of 40 Gbps·km. Dense VCSEL arrays for multicore fiber interconnects have demonstrated 240 Gbps aggregate capacity with excellent uniformity and low crosstalk between the 40 Gbps channels.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 March 2015
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 9381, Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers XIX, 93810D (4 March 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2082614
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Anders Larsson, Chalmers Univ. of Technology (Sweden)
Petter Westbergh, Chalmers Univ. of Technology (Sweden)
Johan S. Gustavsson, Chalmers Univ. of Technology (Sweden)
Erik Haglund, Chalmers Univ. of Technology (Sweden)
Emanuel P. Haglund, Chalmers Univ. of Technology (Sweden)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9381:
Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers XIX
Chun Lei; Kent D. Choquette, Editor(s)

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