High modulation efficiency Gigabit/s modulation of twin-contact high-brightness tapered DBR laser

C. H. Kwok, R. V. Penty, I. H. White, K. H. Hasler, B. Sumpf, G. Erbert

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)301-303
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Volume21
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2009

Keywords

  • Optical modulation
  • Semiconductor lasers

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

Cite this

High modulation efficiency Gigabit/s modulation of twin-contact high-brightness tapered DBR laser. / Kwok, C. H.; Penty, R. V.; White, I. H.; Hasler, K. H.; Sumpf, B.; Erbert, G.

In: IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 21, No. 5, 01.03.2009, p. 301-303.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kwok, C. H. ; Penty, R. V. ; White, I. H. ; Hasler, K. H. ; Sumpf, B. ; Erbert, G. / High modulation efficiency Gigabit/s modulation of twin-contact high-brightness tapered DBR laser. In: IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 2009 ; Vol. 21, No. 5. pp. 301-303.
@article{18ee42e7f135491fa7ca44281b9fb31e,
title = "High modulation efficiency Gigabit/s modulation of twin-contact high-brightness tapered DBR laser",
abstract = "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.",
keywords = "Optical modulation, Semiconductor lasers",
author = "Kwok, {C. H.} and Penty, {R. V.} and White, {I. H.} and Hasler, {K. H.} and B. Sumpf and G. Erbert",
year = "2009",
month = "3",
day = "1",
doi = "10.1109/LPT.2008.2009948",
language = "English",
volume = "21",
pages = "301--303",
journal = "IEEE Photonics Technology Letters",
issn = "1041-1135",
publisher = "IEEE",
number = "5",

}

TY - JOUR

T1 - High modulation efficiency Gigabit/s modulation of twin-contact high-brightness tapered DBR laser

AU - Kwok, C. H.

AU - Penty, R. V.

AU - White, I. H.

AU - Hasler, K. H.

AU - Sumpf, B.

AU - Erbert, G.

PY - 2009/3/1

Y1 - 2009/3/1

N2 - 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.

AB - 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.

KW - Optical modulation

KW - Semiconductor lasers

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=77955069781&partnerID=8YFLogxK

U2 - 10.1109/LPT.2008.2009948

DO - 10.1109/LPT.2008.2009948

M3 - Article

VL - 21

SP - 301

EP - 303

JO - IEEE Photonics Technology Letters

JF - IEEE Photonics Technology Letters

SN - 1041-1135

IS - 5

ER -