10Gb/s single-mode operation of two-contact InGaAsP lasers with ultra-low drive current

Aeneas B. Massara, L. J. Sargent, P. J. Heard, R. V. Penty, I. H. White

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Abstract

A two-contact operation regime in a high speed, single-mode device was developed for use in 10 Gb/s uncooled data-links. The required system extinction ratio of 6 dB was found at 10 Gb/s for a peak current swing of 30 mA. A -3 dB bandwidth of 15 GHz was found for the two-contact device as compared to a maximum of 10 GHz for the single contact device.

Original languageEnglish
Pages406-407
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2001
Event27th European Conference on optical Communication - Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration: 30 Sep 20014 Oct 2001

Conference

Conference27th European Conference on optical Communication
CountryNetherlands
CityAmsterdam
Period30/09/014/10/01

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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