VCSEL tolerance to optical feedback

TitleVCSEL tolerance to optical feedback
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2005
AuthorsBala Subrahmanyam, P., Y. Zhou, L. Chrostowski, and C. J. Chang-Hasnain
JournalElectronics Letters
Pagination1178 - 1179
Date Publishedoct.
Keywordslaser feedback, optical feedback, optical isolators, resonance frequency, surface emitting lasers, Vertical cavity surface emitting lasers

It is demonstrated that optical feedback in singlemode VCSELs only induces a reasonable power penalty when the modulation speed is below the resonance frequency, thus enabling low-cost implementation for VCSELs without optical isolators.


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