Uncooled, 10Gb/s operation of two-contact InGaAsP lasers with low drive current

A. B. Massara, S. Yang, T. J. Houle, R. P. Thilakumara, R. V. Penty, I. H. White

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Abstract

Uncooled, high-speed modulation of two-contact lasers is presented with ultra-low drive currents. Practical operation at 10Gb/s up to temperatures of 85°C and extinction ratios of 6dB are found for current swings which are less than 40% of conventional lasers.

Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2001
EventOptical Fiber Conference - Anaheim, CA, USA United States
Duration: 17 Mar 200122 Mar 2001

Conference

ConferenceOptical Fiber Conference
CountryUSA United States
CityAnaheim, CA
Period17/03/0122/03/01

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)
  • Engineering(all)

Cite this

Massara, A. B., Yang, S., Houle, T. J., Thilakumara, R. P., Penty, R. V., & White, I. H. (2001). Uncooled, 10Gb/s operation of two-contact InGaAsP lasers with low drive current. Paper presented at Optical Fiber Conference, Anaheim, CA, USA United States.