TITLE

Optoelectronic measurement of picosecond turn-on delay in InGaAsP laser diodes

AUTHOR(S)
Adomaitis, E.; Blixt, P.; Krotkus, A.
PUB. DATE
June 1989
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;6/26/1989, Vol. 54 Issue 26, p2622
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A tandem photoconductive switch, producing nearly rectangular electrical pulses with variable duration from 25 ps to 1 ns, was used for accurate turn-on delay measurements of a laser diode. Maximum electrical pulse amplitude was 75 V and both rise and fall times were 15 ps. The shortest delay recorded was 60 ps. The carrier lifetime at the lasing threshold was found to be 3.89 ns.
ACCESSION #
9831731

 

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