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Long-wavelength VCSELs

Power-efficient answer

Nature Photonics volume 3, pages 2729 (2009) | Download Citation


The commercialization of long-wavelength vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers (VCSELs) is gaining new momentum as the telecoms market shifts from long-haul applications to local and access networks. These small, power-efficient devices offer several advantages over traditional edge-emitters.

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  1. Laboratory of Physics of Nanostructures, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland

    • Eli Kapon
  2. BeamExpress SA, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland

    • Eli Kapon
    •  & Alexei Sirbu


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