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Single-Crystal Semiconductor Lasers Grown In One Step Will Function As Low-Cost Transmitters

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September 27, 2000
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University Of California At Santa Barbara, Engineering
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A University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) research group has successfully demonstrated operation of a high performance long-wavelength (1.55 m) Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Laser (VCSEL) grown as a single semiconductor crystal. Such a demonstration represents the crucial step towards providing low-cost transmitters for fiber optic communications.

Santa Barbara, Calif. -- A University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) research group has successfully demonstrated operation of a high performance long-wavelength (1.55 m) Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Laser (VCSEL) grown as a single semiconductor crystal. Such a demonstration represents the crucial step towards providing low-cost transmitters for fiber optic communications.


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University Of California At Santa Barbara, Engineering. "Single-Crystal Semiconductor Lasers Grown In One Step Will Function As Low-Cost Transmitters." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 27 September 2000. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/09/000927074002.htm>.
University Of California At Santa Barbara, Engineering. (2000, September 27). Single-Crystal Semiconductor Lasers Grown In One Step Will Function As Low-Cost Transmitters. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 16, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/09/000927074002.htm
University Of California At Santa Barbara, Engineering. "Single-Crystal Semiconductor Lasers Grown In One Step Will Function As Low-Cost Transmitters." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/09/000927074002.htm (accessed April 16, 2014).

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