Quantum-dot lasers monolithically grown on silicon substrates

Conference: ECOC 2016 - 42nd European Conference on Optical Communication
09/18/2016 - 09/22/2016 at Düsseldorf, Deutschland

Proceedings: ECOC 2016

Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Tang, Mingchu; Chen, Siming; Wu, Jiang; Liao, Mengya; Liu, Huiyun (Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University College London, London WC1E 7JE, UK)

Monolithically integrating III-V lasers on Si is the most promising solution to overcome the issue of lack of efficient light sources on Si platform. We demonstrated the first practical silicon-based telecommunications-wavelength quantum-dot laser with high output power and long lifetime.