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High Performance Lasers and LEDs for Optical Communication
Author(s): R. J. Nelson
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Paper Abstract

High performance 1.3 um lasers and LEDs have been developed for optical communications systems. The lasers exhibit low threshold currents, excellent high speed and spectral characteristics, and high reliability. The surface emitting LEDs provide launched powers greater than -15 dBm into 62.5 um core fiber with rise and fall times suitable for operation to 220 Mb/s.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 January 1987
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 0722, Components for Fiber Optic Applications, (14 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.937675
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R. J. Nelson, Lytel, Incorporated (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0722:
Components for Fiber Optic Applications
Vincent J. Tekippe, Editor(s)

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