We utilize a sliced slab waveguide structure to produce a gain waveguide array. With this array, an in-phase locked single-mode frequency output with a single-peak intensity distribution without sidelobes and a highly spatially suppressed far-field distribution has been obtained.
© 2010 Optical Society of America
Lasers and Laser Optics
Original Manuscript: April 12, 2010
Revised Manuscript: June 5, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: June 8, 2010
Published: July 1, 2010
Pengfei Sha, Jianguo Xin, Liping Fang, Zhengfan Liu, Ying Zhou, Hengli Zhang, Songlin Yu, and Jianguo Wen, "In-phase coupled single-mode gain waveguide array laser," Opt. Lett. 35, 2329-2330 (2010)