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High Performance 1.3 pm Buried Crescent Lasers And LEDs For Fiber Optic Links
Author(s): R. J. Fu; E. Y. Chan; C. S. Hong
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Paper Abstract

Self-aligned Buried Crescent Heterostructure (BCH) semiconductor lasers and LEDs have been successfully developed as superb light sources for fiber optic communications. The fabrication and performance characteristics of these InGaAsP/InP lasers and LEDs are described. For lasers, the threshold currents as low as 10 mA and differential quantum efficiencies as high as 50% are achieved. For LEDs, the output powers at 150 mA are higher than 1 mW. Good far field patterns are obtained in both the LEDs and lasers. Measured I-V, L-I, spectrum and far field patterns are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 June 1989
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1043, Laser Diode Technology and Applications, (22 June 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.976375
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R. J. Fu, Boeing Electronics (United States)
E. Y. Chan, Boeing Electronics (United States)
C. S. Hong, Boeing Electronics (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1043:
Laser Diode Technology and Applications
Luis Figueroa, Editor(s)

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