Wide-bandwidth high-radiance gallium-arsenide light-emitting diodes for fibre-optic communication

Wide-bandwidth high-radiance gallium-arsenide light-emitting diodes for fibre-optic communication

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High-radiance GaAs l.e.d.s with 3 dB modulation bandwidths exceeding 500 MHz have been fabricated from p-n junction layers prepared with very high zinc acceptor doping levels. This development will permit the use of l.e.d.s in near-gigahertz or gigabit/s optical-fibre communication links.


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