TITLE

Traveling-wave amplifier made from a laser diode array

AUTHOR(S)
Andrews, John R.
PUB. DATE
May 1986
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;5/19/1986, Vol. 48 Issue 20, p1331
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A traveling-wave amplifier has been fabricated from a ten-stripe, AlGaAs phase-locked injection laser array by antireflection coating both facets. A small-signal gain of 18.6 dB, when corrected for optical coupling efficiency, has been observed, resulting in over 100 mW of coherent optical power output. When the signal source is a single transverse and single longitudinal mode diode laser, the far-field radiation pattern is dominated by a single lobe with a divergence of 0.86° in the lateral plane.
ACCESSION #
9819836

 

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