TITLE

Lateral mode control of an AlGaAs laser array in a Talbot cavity

AUTHOR(S)
Leger, James R.
PUB. DATE
July 1989
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;7/24/1989, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p334
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The lateral mode thresholds of an external cavity AlGaAs laser diode array are measured as a function of cavity length. It is found that certain cavity lengths induce the array to lase in either the fundamental or highest order lateral mode. The results are explained using the theory of Talbot self-imaging in fractional Talbot planes
ACCESSION #
9832041

 

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