Continuous-wave output power levels of 12.5 W from one facet and power-conversion efficiencies as high as 42% have been obtained from a 1-cm monolithic AlGaAs laser array. The array consists of twenty 10-stripe lasers.
© 1988 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: December 8, 1987
Manuscript Accepted: February 25, 1988
Published: May 1, 1988
M. Sakamoto, G. L. Harnagel, D. F. Welch, C. R. Lennon, W. Streifer, H. Kung, and D. R. Scifres, "12.5-W continuous-wave monolithic laser-diode arrays," Opt. Lett. 13, 378-379 (1988)