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Title:Vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser (VCSEL) for 50Gb/s NRZ optical link in data center
Author(s):Fu, Wenning
Advisor(s):Feng, Milton
Department / Program:Electrical & Computer Eng
Discipline:Electrical & Computer Engr
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:M.S.
Genre:Thesis
Subject(s):Oxide-VCSEL, data transmission
Abstract:Oxide-confined Vertical-cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers (VCSELs) at 850 nm have been widely deployed in optical data transmission as the optical transmitters. However, the data transmission capability of commercial VCSELs used in 100 m optical links with direct non-return-to-zero (NRZ) modulation has been limited to 25 Gb/s for years. At the same time, there is a tremendous growth of data traffic in data centers due to technology advances such as cloud computing. Therefore, it is important to develop oxide-VCSELs that have better data transmission capability to solve the global data traffic growth problem. This thesis will focus on the development of oxide-VCSELs that are able to transmit error-free 50 Gb/s data with direct NRZ modulation in 100 m optical fiber at room temperature.
Issue Date:2019-07-16
Type:Thesis
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/105952
Rights Information:Copyright 2019 Wenning Fu
Date Available in IDEALS:2019-11-26
Date Deposited:2019-08


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