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Cost-effective telecom/datacom semiconductor lasers
Author(s): Nong Chen; Dick T. R. Chen; Wei Hsin; Steven Bo Chen; Frank Xiong; Hernan Erlig; Paul Chen; Xian-li Yeh; David C. Scott; Axel Sherer
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Paper Abstract

The recent development of semiconductor laser technologies for cost-effective telecom/datacom applications is reviewed in details in this paper. This includes the laser design, laser chip technology, laser packaging technology and other low cost lasers (chip + packaging). Some design and simulation examples in Archcom laser production are described first. A latest trend in the wafer scale testing/characterization/screening technology for low cost semiconductor laser mass production is discussed then. An advanced long wavelength high power single mode surface emitting laser with wafer scale characterization using our unique mask free focused ion beam (FIB) etching technology is also demonstrated. Detailed descriptions on our wide temperature range (-50 °C to +105 °C) G-PON distributed feedback (DFB) semiconductor lasers with high performance and low cost wafer design are included. Cost reduction innovations in laser package with our beam profile improved laser and optical feedback insensitive (OFBI) laser are also addressed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 December 2007
PDF: 15 pages
Proc. SPIE 6782, Optoelectronic Materials and Devices II, 67821J (12 December 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.754558
Show Author Affiliations
Nong Chen, Archcom Technology, Inc. (United States)
Dick T. R. Chen, Archcom Technology, Inc. (United States)
Wei Hsin, Archcom Technology, Inc. (United States)
Steven Bo Chen, Archcom Technology, Inc. (United States)
Frank Xiong, Archcom Technology, Inc. (United States)
Hernan Erlig, Archcom Technology, Inc. (United States)
Paul Chen, Archcom Technology, Inc. (United States)
Xian-li Yeh, Archcom Technology, Inc. (United States)
David C. Scott, Archcom Technology, Inc. (United States)
Axel Sherer, California Institute of Technology (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6782:
Optoelectronic Materials and Devices II
Yoshiaki Nakano, Editor(s)

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