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Environmental tests of optical links and YAG lasers
Author(s): Nancy A. Koziarz; Karl M. Kissa; Hogan Eng; David L. Vecht
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Paper Abstract

Research was performed to determine the performance characteristics of emitter-coupled logic compatible phase modulators (1.3 micrometers and 1.5 micrometers ), bias control modulators (1.3 micrometers ), and diode pumped Nd:YAG lasers in various environments. The stability of the materials and the performance of the devices when exposed to elevated temperatures, vibration and humidity were examined to determine and assess potential failure mechanisms. Results of the research has led to improvements in the modulator packages and laser mounting structures.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 June 1996
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2749, Photonic Component Engineering and Applications, (14 June 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.243107
Show Author Affiliations
Nancy A. Koziarz, Rome Lab. (United States)
Karl M. Kissa, Uniphase Telecommunications Products (United States)
Hogan Eng, Uniphase Telecommunications Products (United States)
David L. Vecht, Lightwave Electronics Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2749:
Photonic Component Engineering and Applications
Andrew R. Pirich, Editor(s)

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