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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 2 — Jan. 28, 2013
  • pp: 2355–2360

1.56 µm 1 watt single frequency semiconductor disk laser

Antti Rantamäki, Jussi Rautiainen, Alexei Sirbu, Alexandru Mereuta, Eli Kapon, and Oleg G. Okhotnikov  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 2, pp. 2355-2360 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.002355


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Abstract

A single frequency wafer-fused semiconductor disk laser at 1.56 µm with 1 watt of output power and a coherence length over 5 km in fiber is demonstrated. The result represents the highest output power reported for a narrow-line semiconductor disk laser operating at this spectral range. The study shows the promising potential of the wafer fusion technique for power scaling of single frequency vertical-cavity lasers emitting in the 1.3-1.6 µm range.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.3570) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, single-mode
(140.5960) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: December 11, 2012
Revised Manuscript: January 14, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: January 14, 2013
Published: January 23, 2013

Citation
Antti Rantamäki, Jussi Rautiainen, Alexei Sirbu, Alexandru Mereuta, Eli Kapon, and Oleg G. Okhotnikov, "1.56 µm 1 watt single frequency semiconductor disk laser," Opt. Express 21, 2355-2360 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-2-2355


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