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Vertical cavity surface emitting lasers and arrays for optical interconnect and optical computing applications
Author(s): S. C. Wang
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Paper Abstract

Vertical cavity surface emitting lasers (SELs) offer many desirable features that are suitable for applications in optical interconnect, optical signal processing and optical computing. We describe a GaAs vertical cavity SEL with a novel structure, and discuss those key laser performance characteristics such as threshold current, power output, efficiency, far field divergence, and modulation response that are important to these potential applications.

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Date Published: 1 December 1991
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Proc. SPIE 1563, Optical Enhancements to Computing Technology, (1 December 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.2321742
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S. C. Wang, Lockheed Palo Alto Research lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1563:
Optical Enhancements to Computing Technology
John A. Neff, Editor(s)

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