Uncooled injection-locked 1.55 mu;m tunable VCSEL as DWDM transmitter

TitleUncooled injection-locked 1.55 mu;m tunable VCSEL as DWDM transmitter
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2003
AuthorsChrostowski, L., C. Chang, and C. Chang-Hasnain
Conference NameOptical Fiber Communications Conference, 2003. ofC 2003
Pagination753 - 754 vol.2
Date Publishedmar.
Keywords1.55 micron, DWDM transmitter, laser cooling, laser tuning, optical modulation, optical modulation performance, optical transmitters, Semiconductor lasers, surface emitting lasers, temperature control, temperature effects, tunable VCSEL, uncooled injection-locking, wavelength division multiplexing
Abstract

We study the temperature effects on injection-locked VCSELs for use in WDM transmitters. We show that injection-locking can be used to lock an uncooled VCSEL to the WDM grid while improving the modulation performance.

URLhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1109/OFC.2003.1248547
DOI10.1109/OFC.2003.1248547

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