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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 32, Iss. 23 — Dec. 1, 2007
  • pp: 3397–3399

High-quality lowest-loss-mode lasing in GaAs quasi-stadium laser diodes having unstable resonators

Takehiro Fukushima, Tomoko Tanaka, and Takahisa Harayama  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 32, Issue 23, pp. 3397-3399 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.32.003397


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Abstract

We obtained high-quality lowest-loss-mode lasing in quasi-stadium laser diodes having unstable resonators that consisted of two curved end mirrors and two straight sidewall mirrors. The laser diodes were fabricated by applying a reactive ion etching technique to a metal-organic chemical-vapor deposition-grown graded-index separate-confinement heterostructure single-quantum-well GaAs/AlGaAs structure. The electrode contact area of the laser diodes was formed along unstable periodic orbits, along which the optical beams are localized. Highly directional fan-out beams corresponding to the numerically obtained lowest loss mode were emitted from the end mirrors under CW operation at room temperature.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.2020) Lasers and laser optics : Diode lasers
(140.3410) Lasers and laser optics : Laser resonators

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: August 3, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: October 24, 2007
Published: November 20, 2007

Citation
Takehiro Fukushima, Tomoko Tanaka, and Takahisa Harayama, "High-quality lowest-loss-mode lasing in GaAs quasi-stadium laser diodes having unstable resonators," Opt. Lett. 32, 3397-3399 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-32-23-3397

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