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VCSELs at Honeywell: The story continues
Author(s): James K. Guenter; Jim A. Tatum; Robert A. Hawthorne; Bobby M. Hawkins; David T. Mathes
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Paper Abstract

Honeywell continues to be the world’s leading supplier of VCSELs operating at 850 nm. This paper will cover new commercial application areas for 850-nm VCSELs, and will present new findings in VCSEL reliability science. In particular, newly-developing applications drive requirements for ever more reliable VCSEL design and fabrication, and for improvements in controls for ESD (electrostatic discharge) and EOS (electrical overstress) at manufacturing facilities both for VCSEL components and for higher-level assemblies employing VCSEL components. Honeywell efforts toward improvement of reliability and toward reduction of ESD exposure are described, as is an alternative approach to improving reliability of systems containing VCSELs without compromising their performance.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 June 2004
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 5364, Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers VIII, (16 June 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.540129
Show Author Affiliations
James K. Guenter, Honeywell International, Inc. (United States)
Jim A. Tatum, Honeywell International, Inc. (United States)
Robert A. Hawthorne, Honeywell International, Inc. (United States)
Bobby M. Hawkins, Honeywell International, Inc. (United States)
David T. Mathes, Honeywell International, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5364:
Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers VIII
Chun Lei; Kent D. Choquette; Sean P. Kilcoyne, Editor(s)

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