Toward 100 GHz direct modulation rate of antenna coupled nanoLED

Seth A. Fortuna, Alireza Taghizadeh, Eli Yablonovitch, Ming C. Wu

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    We show that > 100 GHz direct modulation rate while maintaining a quantum efficiency higher than 25% is possible by using an optical antenna to enhance the spontaneous emission rate of an electrically injected III-V nanoLED.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings of 2016 IEEE Photonics Conference
    Publication date2016
    ISBN (Print)978-1-5090-1906-9
    Publication statusPublished - 2016
    Event2016 IEEE Photonics Conference - Hilton Waikoloa Village, Waikoloa Beach, United States
    Duration: 2 Oct 20166 Oct 2016


    Conference2016 IEEE Photonics Conference
    LocationHilton Waikoloa Village
    Country/TerritoryUnited States
    CityWaikoloa Beach
    Internet address


    • Nanophotonic devices and technology
    • Light emitting diodes
    • light emitting diodes
    • millimetre wave antennas
    • nanophotonics
    • spontaneous emission
    • spontaneous emission rate
    • optical antenna
    • quantum efficiency
    • direct modulation rate
    • nanoLED
    • frequency 100 GHz
    • Spontaneous emission
    • Modulation
    • Stimulated emission
    • Slot antennas
    • Current density


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