Low-voltage, high contrast-ratio, low-noise VCSEL modulator

Pengyue Wen, Michael Sanchez, Osman Kibar, Sadik C. Esener

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations


A VCSEL is proposed as a low-voltage (∼50mV dynamic swing), low noise (>15dB SNR), high contrast-ratio (∼50:1) spatial light modulator with gain. The steady-state gain, gain-bandwidth product, signal-to-noise ratio, and spectral bandwidth are reported.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationIntegrated Photonics Research, IPR 2000
PublisherOptica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)1557526435
StatePublished - 2000
Externally publishedYes
EventIntegrated Photonics Research, IPR 2000 - Quebec City, Canada
Duration: Jul 12 2000 → …

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


ConferenceIntegrated Photonics Research, IPR 2000
CityQuebec City
Period7/12/00 → …

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials


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