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Design and manufacturing of 10G GenX VCSELs at Emcore
Author(s): Nein-Yi Li; Doug Collins; Shashank Jatar; Olga Lavrova; Chris Helms; Wenlin Luo; Linlin Liu; Chiyu Liu; Mei Qiu; Kent Roff; Charlie Wang; Chia-Chun Yang; Hwann-Kaeo Chiou
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, we present the design and manufacturing of next-generation 850 nm 10 Gb/s vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers (GenX VCSELs). They were developed to provide a 10 Gb/s solution that meets Class-1 eye safety limits, IEEE 802.3ae standards, 10G Fiber Channel standards, and corresponding multisource agreement requirements for emerging low-cost, high-volume, and high-performance data communication applications in local and storage area networks (LANs and SANs). The paper covers GenX device designs, manufacturing processes, DC and AC characteristics, equivalent circuit models, recommended operating conditions, as well as reliability studies. As a simple drop-in replacement, we have successfully demonstrated that GenX VCSELs work well with all existing Emcore 10G transmitter optical sub-assembly (TOSA) products.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 February 2007
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 6484, Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers XI, 648402 (6 February 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.715079
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Nein-Yi Li, EMCORE Corp. (United States)
Doug Collins, EMCORE Corp. (United States)
Shashank Jatar, EMCORE Corp. (United States)
Olga Lavrova, EMCORE Corp. (United States)
Chris Helms, EMCORE Corp. (United States)
Wenlin Luo, EMCORE Corp. (United States)
Linlin Liu, EMCORE Corp. (United States)
Chiyu Liu, EMCORE Corp. (United States)
Mei Qiu, EMCORE Corp. (United States)
Kent Roff, EMCORE Corp. (United States)
Charlie Wang, EMCORE Corp. (United States)
Chia-Chun Yang, National Central Univ. (Taiwan)
Hwann-Kaeo Chiou, National Central Univ. (Taiwan)


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

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