Scheduled System Maintenance on May 29th, 2015:
IEEE Xplore will be upgraded between 11:00 AM and 10:00 PM EDT. During this time there may be intermittent impact on performance. For technical support, please contact us at onlinesupport@ieee.org. We apologize for any inconvenience.
By Topic

Aging behavior and surge endurance of 870-900 nm AlGaAs lasers with nonabsorbing mirrors

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

5 Author(s)
Kadota, Y. ; Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Public Corp., Tokyo, Japan ; Chino, K. ; Onodera, Y. ; Namizaki, Hirofumi
more authors

The reliability of 870-900 nm AlGaAs TJS lasers has been investigated. An emission wavelength longer than 870 nm is realized by utilizing the band tailing effect due to heavy Zn-diffusion in the active region. A nonabsorbing mirror structure is employed to eliminate both gradual degradation and catastrophic damage of the facets. Stable continuous operation for over 10 000 hours has been confirmed at ambient temperatures higher than 50°C and output powers more than 5 mW/ facet. MTTF longer than 105hours is expected for screened devices. Surge endurance has been improved to be nearly one order of magnitude higher than that for a conventional structure.

Published in:

Quantum Electronics, IEEE Journal of  (Volume:20 ,  Issue: 11 )