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Measurements and modeling of the side-injection light-controlled bistable laser diode (SILC-BLD)
Author(s): Steven I. Pegg; Michael J. Adams; Kai Poguntke
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Paper Abstract

Light-current characteristics for the 1.55 micrometers side- injection light-controlled bistable laser diode measured for a range of operating characteristics show good agreement with corresponding results calculated from steady-state rate equations. Voltage measurements show characteristic shifts at switch-on and switch-off which are attributed to carrier redistribution between the gain and absorber sections. All- optical wavelength conversion is demonstrated over an input wavelength range of 56 nm, and the dependence of optical switching power on wavelength shows less than 3 dB sensitivity over a range of 31 nm.

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Date Published: 7 July 1998
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 3283, Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices VI, (7 July 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.316723
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Steven I. Pegg, Univ. of Essex (United Kingdom)
Michael J. Adams, Univ. of Essex (United Kingdom)
Kai Poguntke, British Telecom Research Labs. (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3283:
Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices VI
Marek Osinski; Peter Blood; Akira Ishibashi, Editor(s)

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