Study of long-wavelength VCSEL-VCSEL injection locking for 2.5-Gb/s transmission

TitleStudy of long-wavelength VCSEL-VCSEL injection locking for 2.5-Gb/s transmission
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2002
AuthorsChang, C. - H., L. Chrostowski, C. J. Chang-Hasnain, and W. W. Chow
JournalPhotonics Technology Letters, IEEE
Volume14
Pagination1635 - 1637
Date Publishednov.
ISSN1041-1135
Keywords2.5 Gbit/s, chirp reduction, directly modulated, electro-optical modulation, injection-locked, L-band VCSEL, laser mode locking, long-wavelength VCSEL-VCSEL injection locking, low injected optical power, optical transmitters, Semiconductor lasers, surface emitting lasers, transmission performance
Abstract

We demonstrate an improvement in transmission performance when an L-band VCSEL, directly modulated at 2.5 Gb/s, is injection-locked by relatively low injected optical power from another VCSEL. The improvement is attributed to a reduction in chirp

URLhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1109/LPT.2002.803903
DOI10.1109/LPT.2002.803903

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