Missing modes in 1.3 μm InGaAsP/InP uncooled Fabry-Perot lasers and their effect on transmission performance

J. Ko, Young Sik Kim, H. Yoon, I. Park, Jichai Jeong

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We report mode missing and modal instability of uncooled Fabry-Perot (FP) lasers for the temperature range from -45 to 85°C and their effect on transmission performance. Using the time domain laser model (TDLM), mode missing has been modeled in FP lasers with structural defects in the active layer. Using this model, we have estimated eye opening penalty (EOP) due to missing modes up to 2.5 Gbps data rate. These simulation results suggest that FP lasers should have less than two missing modes for stable operation and high performance for optical data links.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)67-81
Number of pages15
JournalOptical and Quantum Electronics
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2001 Jan 1


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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