TITLE

Ultrafast switching characteristics of a bistable surface-emitting multiple quantum well distributed Bragg reflector laser

AUTHOR(S)
Kojima, Keisuke; Kyuma, Kazuo; Noda, Susumu; Ohta, Jun; Hamanaka, Koichi
PUB. DATE
March 1988
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;3/21/1988, Vol. 52 Issue 12, p942
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We describe an ultrafast switching operation of a bistable surface-emitting distributed Bragg reflector laser. The rise time was as small as 12 ps and the fall time was 90 ps. Both are much smaller than those of conventional bistable laser diodes. Ths was realized by the effect of the multiple quantum well structure and a strong detuning.
ACCESSION #
9826257

 

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