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BiVCSEL operation at 925 and 955 nm
Author(s): Jean-Francois Carlin; Ross P. Stanley; Paola A. Pellandini; Ursula Oesterle; Marc Ilegems
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Paper Abstract

We present a monolithically integrated coupled cavity vertical cavity surface emitting laser or BiVCSEL: this two- terminal electrically injected device exhibits stable laser emission at two design wavelengths simultaneously. The coupling between the two monolithically grown cavities leads to two distinct Fabry-Perot modes whose separation and localization are designed in such a way that the interaction between the two modes leads to dual laser emission. Simultaneous lasing at 925 nm and 955 nm is achieved experimentally with a threshold for dual lasing of 4 kA/cm2 and dual lasing is stable over 6 times threshold.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 April 1999
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 3627, Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers III, (29 April 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.347099
Show Author Affiliations
Jean-Francois Carlin, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (Switzerland)
Ross P. Stanley, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (Switzerland)
Paola A. Pellandini, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (Switzerland)
Ursula Oesterle, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (Switzerland)
Marc Ilegems, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (Switzerland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3627:
Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers III
Kent D. Choquette; Chun Lei, Editor(s)

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