Armstrong, D. R. and Katzir, A. and Yariv, A. (1975) Operating injection lasers by fast square current pulses of variable amplitude. Review of Scientific Instruments, 46 (12). pp. 1646-1649. ISSN 0034-6748 http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20120725-075534685
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A simple solid state circuit was used to drive GaAs injection lasers by fast (∼100 nsec) square pulses of variable amplitude (0–25 A). The amplitudes of the current pulses and the corresponding emitted light pulses were measured by a dual peak detector circuit. Using these circuits we were able to plot automatically the current vs light curve and determine the threshold current of the laser diodes.
|Additional Information:||© 1975 American Institute of Physics. Received 12 March 1975. Online Publication Date: 2 September 2008.|
|Classification Code:||PACS: 84.30.Ng, 42.60.Jf, 07.07.Hj|
|Official Citation:||Operating injection lasers by fast square current pulses of variable amplitude D. R. Armstrong, A. Katzir, and A. Yariv Rev. Sci. Instrum. 46, 1646 (1975); http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.1134130|
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|Deposited By:||Ruth Sustaita|
|Deposited On:||25 Jul 2012 15:10|
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