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Monolithic integration of VCSELs and MSM photodiodes for bidirectional multimode fiber communications
Author(s): Rainer Michalzik; Martin Stach; Fernando Rinaldi; Steffen Lorch
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Paper Abstract

The monolithic integration of 850 nm vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser diodes and GaAs-based metal-semiconductor-metal photodiodes is introduced as an approach to bidirectional optical data transmission in the Gbit/s range of data rates. Polymer-clad silica fibers and graded-index fibers with core diameters of 200 and 100 &mgr;m, respectively, serve as the transmission medium, covering link lengths relevant for in-car up to in-house communications and beyond.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 February 2007
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 6484, Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers XI, 648409 (7 February 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.715078
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Rainer Michalzik, Ulm Univ. (Germany)
Martin Stach, Ulm Univ. (Germany)
Fernando Rinaldi, Ulm Univ. (Germany)
Steffen Lorch, Ulm Univ. (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6484:
Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers XI
Kent D. Choquette; James K. Guenter, Editor(s)

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