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Experimental comparison of multiple quantum well GaInNAs vertical-cavity SOAs

Laurand, N. and Calvez, S. and Dawson, M.D. and Bryce, A.C. and Jouhti, T. and Kontinnen, J. and Pessa, M. (2004) Experimental comparison of multiple quantum well GaInNAs vertical-cavity SOAs. In: Lasers and Electro-Optics Society, 2004. LEOS 2004. IEEE, pp. 599-600. ISBN 9780780385573

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Abstract

This paper presents the gain characterization and efficiency comparison of two reflection-format 1.3 μm GaInNAs vertical-cavity semiconductor optical amplifiers (VCSOAs) having six and fifteen quantum-wells. A maximum gain operation of 19 dB and 17 dB, respectively, is reported.