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Surface Emitting Lasers For Optical Circuitry - Optical Interconnect Technology
Author(s): P.K. L Yu; E Bradley; R F Mathis
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Paper Abstract

Surface emitting (SE) lasers and their application in VLSI optical interconnect networks are considered. In particular, the advantages provided by SE lasers in optical interconnect circuits and monolithic integration are discussed. Some of the requirements, such as wavelength stability, power dissipation, emission angle, size, etc. are compared with respect to conventional laser diodes. It is noted that the operation of SE lasers will be critically dependent on the properties of the feedback reflectors. Experimental measurements of reflection spectra on AIGaAs/GaAs multilayer reflectors and InAlAs/InGaAs etalons formed with molecular beam epitaxy (MBE) are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 April 1988
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 0886, Optoelectronic Signal Processing for Phased-Array Antennas, (12 April 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.944175
Show Author Affiliations
P.K. L Yu, University of California (United States)
E Bradley, University of California (United States)
R F Mathis, General Dynamics (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0886:
Optoelectronic Signal Processing for Phased-Array Antennas
Kul B. Bhasin; Brian M. Hendrickson, Editor(s)

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