10 May 1984 Buried-Heterostructure Q-Switched Diode Lasers
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Proceedings Volume 0466, Optical Interfaces for Digital Circuits & Systems; (1984) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.941560
Event: 1984 Los Angeles Technical Symposium, 1984, Los Angeles, United States
Q-switched diode lasers are of interest as a source in optical communication systems and in very high speed optical interconnects between digital circuits and systems. Buried-heterostructure Q-switched diode lasers have been made with thresholds as low as 15 mA. The lasers operate continuously at room temperature. Modulation has been observed at rates up to 7 GHz. Evidence of several modes of Q-switching has been obtained including a new mode of operation which should permit modulation at rates of several tens of gigahertz.
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D Z Tsang, D Z Tsang, J N. Walpole, J N. Walpole, Z L. Liau, Z L. Liau, S H Groves, S H Groves, "Buried-Heterostructure Q-Switched Diode Lasers", Proc. SPIE 0466, Optical Interfaces for Digital Circuits & Systems, (10 May 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.941560; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.941560


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