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Comparison of dynamic properties of InP/InAs quantum-dot and quantum-dash lasers

Sadeev, Tagir; Arsenijević, Dejan; Bimberg, Dieter

The dynamic properties of MOVPE grown InP/InAs quantum-dot and quantum-dash lasers, showing identical structural design, emitting in the C-band are investigated and compared to each other. Based on the small-signal measurements, we show the impact of the density of states function on the cut-off frequency, being larger for quantum dots at low currents, and reaching similar values for quantum dashes only at higher currents. The large-signal measurements show error-free data transmission at 22.5 and 17.5 Gbit/s for the quantum-dot and quantum-dash lasers.
Published in: Applied Physics Letters, 10.1063/1.4965846, American Institute of Physics (AIP)
  • This article may be downloaded for personal use only. Any other use requires prior permission of the author and AIP Publishing. This article appeared in Appl. Phys. Lett. 109, 161104 (2016) and may be found at https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4965846.