C. Chen, Z. Tian, K. D. Choquette, and D. V. Plant, "Reconfigurable Functionalities of Coupled-Cavity VCSELs Using Digital Modulation,"
in Optical Fiber Communication Conference,
OSA Technical Digest (CD)
(Optical Society of America, 2010), paper OMQ4.
The coupled-cavity VCSEL under digital modulation can be configured to perform different functionalities for data communications. 10 Gb/s pulse amplitude modulation up to 4 levels, and 34 ps optical pulse generation are demonstrated.