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High-temperature 1.55-um vertical-cavity lasers through wafer fusion
Author(s): Near M. Margalit; Klaus P. Streubel; Yijen Chiu; Eric R. Hegblom; Hong Q. Hou; John Edward Bowers; Evelyn L. Hu
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Paper Abstract

In this work we report on 64 degree celsius continuous-wave operation of a 1.5 micrometer vertical cavity laser. This laser consists of two fused Al(Ga)As/GaAs mirrors with a strain-compensated InGaAsP/InP active region. Selective lateral oxidation is used for current confinement. Minimum room temperature threshold current is as low as 0.8 mA, and maximum cw output power is as high as 1 mW at 15 degrees Celsius. Pulsed operation is achieved up to 100 degrees Celsius.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 April 1997
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 3003, Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers, (4 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.271064
Show Author Affiliations
Near M. Margalit, Univ. of California/Santa Barbara (United States)
Klaus P. Streubel, Royal Institute of Technology (Germany)
Yijen Chiu, Univ. of California/Santa Barbara (United States)
Eric R. Hegblom, Univ. of California/Santa Barbara (United States)
Hong Q. Hou, Sandia National Labs. (United States)
John Edward Bowers, Univ. of California/Santa Barbara (United States)
Evelyn L. Hu, Univ. of California/Santa Barbara (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3003:
Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers
Kent D. Choquette; Dennis G. Deppe, Editor(s)

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