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  • Vol. 20, Iss. 21 — Nov. 1, 1995
  • pp: 2219–2221

Single-cladding antiresonant reflecting optical waveguide-type diode laser

I. V. Goltser, L. J. Mawst, and D. Botez  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 20, Issue 21, pp. 2219-2221 (1995)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.20.002219


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Abstract

A significantly simplified type of antiresonant reflecting optical waveguide (ARROW) laser, which is also immune to gain spatial hole burning, is proposed for achieving high-power, single-spatial-mode operation. Modal calculations, which include two-dimensional analysis, confirm strong intermodal discrimination (12–16 cm−1) between the fundamental and the first-order lateral modes. Above-threshold analysis shows that gain spatial hole burning has a negligible effect on the performance of this new type of ARROW device, which in turn dramatically enhances its single-mode, high-power capability by comparison with the conventional ARROW laser.

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History
Original Manuscript: June 5, 1995
Published: November 1, 1995

Citation
I. V. Goltser, L. J. Mawst, and D. Botez, "Single-cladding antiresonant reflecting optical waveguide-type diode laser," Opt. Lett. 20, 2219-2221 (1995)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-20-21-2219


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