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  • Editor: J. H. Eberly
  • Vol. 4, Iss. 1 — Jan. 4, 1999
  • pp: 19–26

Phase-locking of the 2D structures

V. V. Apollonov, S. I. Derzhavin, V. I. Kislov, V. V. Kuzminov, D. A. Mashkovsky, and A. M. Prokhorov  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 4, Issue 1, pp. 19-26 (1999)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.4.000019


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Abstract

Experimental results on 1D and 2D phase-locking of laser diode arrays are presented. Attention is paid to the employment of the arrays consisting of wide aperture lasers diodes. Selection of the “in-phase” supermode, preferable for most of the cases, is attained in the external quarter Talbot (Lc=ZT/4=d2/2λ) cavity due to the output mirror tilt at the angle φm=λ/2d. Analysis of the parameters that influence on the phase-locking is given. Our experiments confirm theoretical predictions of the system stability and adequate selectivity for the laser diode array fill factor (FF) FF=0.6.

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OCIS Codes
(070.6760) Fourier optics and signal processing : Talbot and self-imaging effects
(140.2010) Lasers and laser optics : Diode laser arrays

ToC Category:
Focus Issue: Diode-pumped lasers

History
Original Manuscript: December 1, 1998
Published: January 4, 1999

Citation
V. V. Apollonov, S. Derzhavin, V. Kislov, V. Kuzminov, D. Mashkovskiy, and A. M. Prokhorov, "Phase-locking of the 2D structures," Opt. Express 4, 19-26 (1999)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-4-1-19


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