We report a compact single-chip optical transmitter with 0.4-W output optical modulation amplitude at 1 Gb/s using a twin-contact directly modulated laser with an applied ∼ 100-mA current swing. Bit-error-ratio measurements confirm high signal quality for optical wireless communications.
- Optical modulation
- Semiconductor lasers
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
- Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering