100µm-stripe, DFB diode lasers have been realized with 50% wall-plug efficiency at THS=25oC and 3 W CW power. Narrow spectral widths of 3Å FWHM were achieved to CW power in excess of 5 W.
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M. Kanskar, Y. He, J. Cai, E. Stiers, C. Galstad, S. H. Macomber, R. Tatavarti-Bharatam, D. Botez, and L. J. Mawst, "50% Efficient, > 5 W, Distributed Feedback Broad Area Laser (975 nm)," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper CFG1.