High speed surface micromachined MEMS tunable VCSEL for telecom wavelengths

Sujoy Paul, Christian Gierl, Julijan Cesar, Quang Trung Le, Mohammadreza Malekizandi, Franko Kuppers, Benjamin Kogel, Jurgen Rosskopf, Christoph Greus, Markus Gorblich, Yan Xu, Christian Neumeyr, Markus Ortsiefer

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Abstract

We report direct modulation of a widely tunable surface micromachined MEMS VCSEL. The MEMS is electro-thermally actuated for tuning the emission wavelength over 60 nm with a center wavelength of 1554 nm. Error-free transmission is achieved at 10 Gbit/s for 47 nm tuning range.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2015 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015
Subtitle of host publicationApplications and Technology, CLEO-AT 2015
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781557529688
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 10 Aug 2015
Externally publishedYes
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015 - San Jose, United States
Duration: 10 May 201515 May 2015

Publication series

NameConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe - Technical Digest
Volume2015-August

Conference

ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period10/05/1515/05/15

Keywords

  • Adaptive optics
  • Bit error rate
  • Micromechanical devices
  • Optical modulation
  • Tuning
  • Vertical cavity surface emitting lasers

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