Progress in ultra-high modulation efficiency tapered lasers for free-space communications

R. V. Penty, I. H. White, C. H. Kwok, M. Ruiz, N. Michel, M. Krakowski, M. Calligaro, M. Lecomte, O. Parillaud

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Simultaneous high power (2W), high modulation speed (1Gb/s) and high modulation efficiency (14 W/A) operation of a two-electrode tapered laser is reported.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIEEE Photonic Society 24th Annual Meeting, PHO 2011
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2011
Event24th Annual Meeting on IEEE Photonic Society, PHO 2011 - Arlington, VA, USA United States
Duration: 9 Oct 201113 Oct 2011


Conference24th Annual Meeting on IEEE Photonic Society, PHO 2011
CountryUSA United States
CityArlington, VA


  • high power
  • modulation efficiency
  • Tapered laser

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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