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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 10 — May. 7, 2012
  • pp: 10833–10838

Spectrally narrow mid-infrared optically pumped lasers with partial surface DBR

Chi Yang, Ron Kaspi, Michael L. Tilton, Joseph R. Chavez, Andrew P. Ongstad, and Gregory C. Dente  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 10, pp. 10833-10838 (2012)

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An optically pumped mid-infrared edge-emitting laser is described, in which a Distributed Bragg Reflector grating partially occupies the surface, and provides spectral narrowing in a high power device. A quasi-continuous-wave power of 3 Watts is obtained at 3.6 µm that is contained within a spectral width of 7 nm.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3070) Lasers and laser optics : Infrared and far-infrared lasers
(230.1480) Optical devices : Bragg reflectors
(250.5960) Optoelectronics : Semiconductor lasers

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: March 9, 2012
Revised Manuscript: April 10, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: April 10, 2012
Published: April 25, 2012

Chi Yang, Ron Kaspi, Michael L. Tilton, Joseph R. Chavez, Andrew P. Ongstad, and Gregory C. Dente, "Spectrally narrow mid-infrared optically pumped lasers with partial surface DBR," Opt. Express 20, 10833-10838 (2012)

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