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10 February 2016 AlGaInN laser diode technology for GHz high-speed visible light communication through plastic optical fiber and water
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AlGaInN ridge waveguide laser diodes are fabricated to achieve single-mode operation with optical powers up to 100 mW at ∼420  nm for visible free-space, underwater, and plastic optical fiber communication. We report high-frequency operation of AlGaInN laser diodes with data transmission up to 2.5 GHz for free-space and underwater communication and up to 1.38 GHz through 10 m of plastic optical fiber.
© 2016 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) 0091-3286/2016/$25.00 © 2016 SPIE
Stephen P. Najda, Piotr Perlin, Tadek Suski, Lucja Marona, Mike Leszczyński, Przemek Wisniewski, Robert Czernecki, Robert Kucharski, Gregorz Targowski, Malcolm A. Watson, Henry White, Scott Watson, and Antony E. Kelly "AlGaInN laser diode technology for GHz high-speed visible light communication through plastic optical fiber and water," Optical Engineering 55(2), 026112 (10 February 2016). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.55.2.026112
Published: 10 February 2016
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