23 January 1990 Ultralow Threshold Quantum Well Lasers For Computer Interconnects
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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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Michael Mittelstein, Michael Mittelstein, Israel Ury, Israel Ury, Nadav Bar-Chaim, Nadav Bar-Chaim, Kam-Yin Lau, Kam-Yin Lau, Jeffrey Ungar, Jeffrey Ungar, Amnon Yariv, 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; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.963383
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