High bit rate and elevated temperature data transmission using InGaAs quantum-dot lasers

K. T. Tan, C. Marinelli, M. G. Thompson, A. Wonfor, M. Silver, R. L. Sellin, R. V. Penty, Ian H. White, M. Kuntz, M. Lämmlin, N. N. Ledentsov, D. Bimberg, A. E. Zhukov, V. M. Ustinov, A. R. Kovsh

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Abstract

A 5-Gb/s data modulation and transmission is investigated using Fabry-Pérot InGaAs quantum-dot lasers emitting at approximately 1.3 μm. Error-free transmission of 5-Gb/s data at room temperature over 4 km of single-mode fiber (SMF) and over 500 m of installed grade multimode fiber are demonstrated for the first time. The temperature dependence of the data modulation performance is also studied. We report error-free 2.5-Gb/s data modulation up to 50°C and transmission over 4 km of SMF with a Q-factor penalty of 0.5 dB. Error-free 5-Gb/s data modulation is observed up to 30°C and 5-Gb/s data transmission over 4 km of SMF with a Q-factor penalty of 0.8 dB is obtained at 40°C. The lack of overshoot and ringing in the eye diagrams is attributed to the large damping factor observed under small-signal modulation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1415-1417
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Volume16
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2004

Keywords

  • Data modulation
  • Data transmission
  • Quantum-dot (QD) laser

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Tan, K. T., Marinelli, C., Thompson, M. G., Wonfor, A., Silver, M., Sellin, R. L., Penty, R. V., White, I. H., Kuntz, M., Lämmlin, M., Ledentsov, N. N., Bimberg, D., Zhukov, A. E., Ustinov, V. M., & Kovsh, A. R. (2004). High bit rate and elevated temperature data transmission using InGaAs quantum-dot lasers. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 16(5), 1415-1417. https://doi.org/10.1109/LPT.2004.826009