We present a design for solid-state lasers with self-imaging planar waveguide structure. The laser can operate with single fundamental mode from a multi-mode doped core. Thermal distortion of laser beam quality can be reduced.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.7390) Optical devices : Waveguides, planar
J. Xu, "Self-imaging Solid-State Planar Waveguide Lasers," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper MB40.
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