1.5-Gbit/s filter-free optical communication link based on wavelength-selective semipolar (2021) InGaN/GaN microphotodetector

Chun Hong Kang, Guangyu Liu, Changmin Lee, Omar Alkhazragi, Jonathan M. Wagstaff, Kuang Hui Li, Fatimah Alhawaj, Tien Khee Ng, James S. Speck, Shuji Nakamura, Steven P. DenBaars, Boon S. Ooi*

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We report on wavelength-selective semipolar (2021) InGaN/GaN micro-photodetector with broad modulation bandwidth of 293.52 MHz, outperforming polar-based devices. A 1.5-Gbit/ s data rate was achieved without the need of spectral-efficient modulation format.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationScience and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2020
PublisherOptica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781943580767
StatePublished - 2020
EventCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2020 - Washington, United States
Duration: May 10 2020May 15 2020

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
VolumePart F183-CLEO-SI 2020
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


ConferenceCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2020
Country/TerritoryUnited States

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
Authors gratefully acknowledge funding from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) (BAS/1/1614-01-01, REP/1/2878-01-01 and KCR/1/2081-01-01), and King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) R2-FP-008. KAUST Imaging and Characterisation, and Nanofabrication Core Laboratories at KAUST.

Publisher Copyright:
© OSA 2020 © 2020 The Author (s)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials


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