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Vertical cavity lasers for optical interconnects

Jewell, J. L. and Lee, Y. H. and McCall, S. L. and Scherer, A. and Harbison, J. P. and Florez, L. T. and Olsson, N. A. and Tucker, R. S. and Burrus, C. A. and Sandroff, C. J. (1991) Vertical cavity lasers for optical interconnects. In: Microelectronic Interconnects and Packages: Optical and Electrical Technologies. Proceedings of SPIE. No.1389. Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) , Bellingham, WA, pp. 401-407. ISBN 081940456X. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20180710-110458569

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Abstract

Vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers are generating much interest due to their geometric suitability for two-dimensional array fabrication and their potential for achieving ultra-low thresholds. Here we report on optically- and electrically-pumped microlaser devices. having transverse dimensions of a few microns and active material lengths of a few hundred A. The very small volumes are a key factor in achieving low thresholds. So far however surface recombination has prevented us from achieving thresholds much below 1 mA.


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Issue or Number:1389
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Official Citation:Jack L. Jewell, Yong H. Lee, Samuel L. McCall, Axel Scherer, James P. Harbison, Leigh T. Florez, N. Anders Olsson, Rodney S. Tucker, Charles A. Burrus, Claude J. Sandroff, "Vertical cavity lasers for optical interconnects", Proc. SPIE 1389, Microelectronic Interconnects and Packages: Optical and Electrical Technologies, (1 April 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.25542; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.25542
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