Optical and Quantum Electronics

, Volume 23, Issue 7, pp S959–S965 | Cite as

Improved implanted, planar buried heterostructure lasers through enhanced optical confinement

  • David R. Myers
  • G. Allen Vawter
  • G. Ronald Hadley


We fabricated and tested implanted, planar-buried heterostructure, graded-index, separate confinement heterostructure (IPBH-GRINSCH) lasers in various waveguide geometries. These devices were also numerically simulated with a two-dimensional waveguide model. We report improved laser performance that results from a reduced overlap of the optical field with the absorbing regions produced by residual implant damage.


Communication Network Optical Field Laser Performance Optical Confinement Heterostructure Laser 
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© Chapman and Hall Ltd 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • David R. Myers
    • 1
  • G. Allen Vawter
    • 1
  • G. Ronald Hadley
    • 1
  1. 1.Sandia National LaboratoriesAlbuquerqueUSA

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