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Uncooled lasers for low-cost transmitters
Author(s): J. Kenton White
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Paper Abstract

Directly modulated lasers at 1310 nm are useful as low cost short haul high speed transmitters. High speed requires large differential gain and high damping. Low cost dictates that the device can operate without a thermoelectric cooler (TEC) to temperatures of 85 C, preferably without introducing exotic designs or material features. A multiple quantum well (MQW) ridge waveguide (RWG) gain coupled (GC) distributed feedback (DFB) InGaAsP laser grown by metal-organic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) satisfies the above requirements.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 August 2017
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 10313, Opto-Canada: SPIE Regional Meeting on Optoelectronics, Photonics, and Imaging, 103131L (29 August 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2283853
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J. Kenton White, Nortel Networks Optical Components (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10313:
Opto-Canada: SPIE Regional Meeting on Optoelectronics, Photonics, and Imaging
John C. Armitage, Editor(s)

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