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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 20 — Oct. 1, 2007
  • pp: 13451–13456

Dual-wavelength generation by vertical external cavity surface-emitting laser

Tomi Leinonen, Sanna Ranta, Antti Laakso, Yuri Morozov, Mika Saarinen, and Markus Pessa  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 20, pp. 13451-13456 (2007)

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A high-power dual-wavelength AlGaInAs / GaAs laser operating in a vertical external-cavity surface emitting geometry, grown by molecular beam epitaxy, is reported. The active regions of the laser are separated by an optical long-wave-pass filter to prevent absorption of short-wavelength radiation in the long-wavelength gain area. The maximum output power achieved at 15 °C was 0.75 W at λ ≈ 966 nm and 1.38 W at λ ≈ 1047 nm for the pump power of 21.2 W.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3070) Lasers and laser optics : Infrared and far-infrared lasers
(250.7260) Optoelectronics : Vertical cavity surface emitting lasers

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Original Manuscript: September 12, 2007
Revised Manuscript: September 26, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: September 26, 2007
Published: September 28, 2007

Tomi Leinonen, Sanna Ranta, Antti Laakso, Yuri Morozov, Mika Saarinen, and Markus Pessa, "Dual-wavelength generation by vertical external cavity surface-emitting laser," Opt. Express 15, 13451-13456 (2007)

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