TITLE

High-power, high-brightness, phase-locked broad-stripe diode lasers

AUTHOR(S)
Lindstrom, C.; Josefsson, A.; Franklin, G.; Milton, M.; Nyberg, C.
PUB. DATE
August 1988
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;8/15/1988, Vol. 53 Issue 7, p555
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A novel superlinear graded index separate confinement laser diode structure is proposed. Single stripe diode lasers with 210 μm emitting aperture generate 3.2 W cw, and 6.3 W quasi-cw of light-output power in a phase-locked operation. The catastrophic optical density (30 W/mm) obtained for these lasers is better than that reported for devices with nonabsorbing mirrors.
ACCESSION #
9827761

 

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