High-Frequency Modulation Of 1.52 μm Vapour-Phase-Transported Ingaasp Lasers

J. E. Bowers, T. L. Koch, B. R. Hemenway, D. P. Wilt, T. J. Bridges, E. G. Burkhardt

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We describe modifications to the recently demonstrated vapour-phase-transported laser to reduce the parasitic capacitance by an order of magnitude, and increase the 3 dB bandwidth for CW 1.52 μm lasers to 8 GHz. The parasitic and nonlinear limitations to this bandwidth are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)392-393
Number of pages2
JournalElectronics Letters
Issue number9
StatePublished - 1985


  • Lasers and laser applications
  • Semiconductor lasers

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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