Low power polarization modulation of vertical cavity surface emitting lasers

Meng Peun Tan, Ansas Matthias Kasten, Timothy Strand, Kent D. Choquette

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Abstract

Vertical cavity surface emitting lasers with anisotropic cavity supports two orthogonalpolarizations, and current injection direction selects the dominant polarization. Low-power, high extinction ratio modulation requiring < 200 mV is demonstrated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationScience and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2011
StatePublished - Dec 1 2011
EventCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2011 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 1 2011May 6 2011

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2011
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period5/1/115/6/11

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Tan, M. P., Kasten, A. M., Strand, T., & Choquette, K. D. (2011). Low power polarization modulation of vertical cavity surface emitting lasers. In CLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2011 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).