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Long-wavelength VCSELs on InP grown by MOCVD
Author(s): Nobuhiko Nishiyama; Catherine G. Caneau; Chung-En Zah
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Paper Abstract

High efficiency continuous wave operation of 1.53 μm vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers (VCSELs) grown by metal organic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) has been demonstrated. Devices show a high differential quantum efficiency of 58% and a single-mode power of 1.38 mW with a side mode suppression ratio (SMSR) of 45 dB. Lasing wavelength is 1537 nm. Lasing operation up to 90° C has been achieved with 0.16 mW power at 85° C. A symmetric and narrow far field angle of less than 12° was observed. An error free transmission at 2.488 Gbps with a -26 dBm minimum average receiver power was demonstrated.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 August 2003
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 5246, Active and Passive Optical Components for WDM Communications III, (14 August 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.512437
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Nobuhiko Nishiyama, Corning Inc. (United States)
Catherine G. Caneau, Corning Inc. (United States)
Chung-En Zah, Corning Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5246:
Active and Passive Optical Components for WDM Communications III
Achyut K. Dutta; Abdul Ahad S. Awwal; Niloy K. Dutta; Kazuo Fujiura, Editor(s)

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