Dual-purpose vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers for datacommunications applications

Milan Dragas, Ian H. White, Richard V. Penty, Peter J. Heard, Gareth Parry

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A modified vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser, functioning both as a light source and an avalanche photo-detector, is introduced and characterized. A link system implementing dual-purpose devices is described.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)107-108
Number of pages2
JournalConference Digest - IEEE International Semiconductor Laser Conference
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 1998
EventProceedings of the 1998 16th IEEE International Semiconductor Laser Conference, ISLC - Nara, Jpn
Duration: 4 Oct 19988 Oct 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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