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  • Vol. 12, Iss. 8 — Aug. 1, 1987
  • pp: 605–607

Injection behavior of high-power broad-area diode lasers

G. L. Abbas, S. Yang, V. W. S. Chan, and J. G. Fujimoto  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 12, Issue 8, pp. 605-607 (1987)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.12.000605


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Abstract

A single-mode diode laser is injected into a high-power broad-area diode laser to produce single-mode operation with 80 mW in a 0.5°-wide far-field lobe. Spectrally resolved near- and far-field measurements suggest a simple Fabry–Perot amplifier model that qualitatively explains the observed injection and beam-steering behavior in these devices as well as gain-guided multiple-stripe arrays. This model provides criteria for the optimization of injection performance.

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History
Original Manuscript: March 4, 1987
Manuscript Accepted: May 5, 1987
Published: August 1, 1987

Citation
G. L. Abbas, J. G. Fujimoto, S. Yang, and V. W. S. Chan, "Injection behavior of high-power broad-area diode lasers," Opt. Lett. 12, 605-607 (1987)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-12-8-605


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