Reliability and lifetime of quasi-CW laser diode arrays are greatly influenced by their thermal characteristics. This paper examines the thermal properties of laser diode arrays operating in long pulse duration regime.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.2010) Lasers and laser optics : Diode laser arrays
(280.0280) Remote sensing and sensors : Remote sensing and sensors
(280.3640) Remote sensing and sensors : Lidar
F. Amzajerdian, B. L. Meadows, N. R. Baker, B. W. Barnes, G. E. Lockard, U. N. Singh, and M. J. Kavaya, "Reliability of High Power Laser Diode Arrays Operating in Long Pulse Mode," 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 PThE5.
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