High-frequency constricted mesa lasers

Bowers, J. E.; Hemenway, B. R.; Gnauck, A. H.; Bridges, T. J.; Burkhardt, E. G.; Wilt, D. P.; Maynard, S.
July 1985
Applied Physics Letters;7/15/1985, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p78
Academic Journal
InGaAsP cw constricted mesa lasers at 1.3 µm are described which have a small-signal 3-dB bandwidth of 20 GHz at -70 °C. Large-signal pseudorandom modulation at 8 Gb/s resulted in 100% optical modulation. The lasers were gain switched at 12 GHz with 100% optical modulation.


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