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Ultralow Threshold Quantum Well Lasers For Computer Interconnects

Mittelstein, Michael and Ury, Israel and Bar-Chaim, Nadav and Yariv, Amnon (1990) Ultralow Threshold Quantum Well Lasers For Computer Interconnects. In: Optical Interconnects in the Computer Environment. Proceedings of SPIE. No.1178. Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) , Bellingham, WA, pp. 177-187. ISBN 0819402141.

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Optical computer interconnects appear very attractive when integration of state of the art technology of quantum well GaAs/GaA1As lasers is considered. These ultralow threshold lasers provide the very high transmission rates and the inherent simplicity required for such systems. A detailed design is presented for a 5 Gbit s-1 transmission rate, suppression of pattern effects, and a system power supply of approximately 25 mW per laser. Existing experimental data show that little extrapolation is required to reach that kind of performance from state of the art technology.

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Additional Information:© 1990 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). This work was supported by DARPA and the Office of Naval Research under contract number N00014-88-C-0483. The authors wish to acknowledge the growth of the single quantum well structures for the experiments by Pamela L. Derry at the California Institute of Technology.
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Official Citation:Michael Mittelstein, Israel Ury, Nadav Bar-Chaim, Kam-Yin Lau, Jeffrey Ungar, Amnon Yariv, "Ultralow Threshold Quantum Well Lasers For Computer Interconnects", Proc. SPIE 1178, Optical Interconnects in the Computer Environment, (23 January 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.963383;
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