An exact energy relation is derived for the vertically-emitting circular Bragg lasers. By including gain saturation effects, the modal pump level and energy conversion efficiency are compared between different types of lasers in above-threshold operation.
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X. Sun and A. Yariv, "Above-Threshold Analysis of Large-Area, High-Power, Vertically-Emitting Circular Bragg Lasers," in Frontiers in Optics 2009/Laser Science XXV/Fall 2009 OSA Optics & Photonics Technical Digest, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper FTuX1.
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