Athermal and Tunable Operations of 850 nm VCSEL with Thermally Actuated Cantilever Structure
Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria
Proceedings: ECOC 2009
Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Sano, Hayato; Matsutani, Akihiro; Koyama, Fumio (Microsystem Research Center, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)
We present the first demonstration of athermal and tunable operations of VCSELs using a thermally actuated cantilever for compensating the temperature dependence of wavelength. The temperature dependence is as low as 0.002nm/K and the wavelength tuning of 1nm is obtained.