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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 26 — Dec. 24, 2007
  • pp: 18345–18350

2.7 W tunable orange-red GaInNAs semiconductor disk laser

J. Rautiainen, A. Härkönen, V.-M. Korpijärvi, P. Tuomisto, M. Guina, and O. G. Okhotnikov  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 26, pp. 18345-18350 (2007)

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We report on a GaInNAs/GaAs semiconductor disk laser frequency-doubled to produce orange-red radiation. The disk laser operates at a fundamental wavelength of 1224 nm and delivers an output power of 2.68 W in the visible region with an optical-to-optical conversion efficiency of 7.4 %. The frequency-converted signal could be launched into a single-mode optical fiber with 70–78 % coupling efficiency, demonstrating good beam quality for the visible radiation. Using a Fabry-Pérot glass etalon the emission wavelength could be tuned over an 8 nm spectral range.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.5960) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: November 9, 2007
Revised Manuscript: December 17, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: December 18, 2007
Published: December 20, 2007

J. Rautiainen, A. Härkönen, V.-M. Korpijärvi, P. Tuomisto, M. Guina, and O. G. Okhotnikov, "2.7 W tunable orange-red GaInNAs semiconductor disk laser," Opt. Express 15, 18345-18350 (2007)

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