We investigate a novel surface-emitting superluminescent diode configuration that uses two detuned grating outcouplers to suppress lasing. This device exhibits a shaped beam with a peak power of 1.5 W quasi-continuous wave with an 11 nm bandwidth centered on 970 nm.
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Laurent Vaissié, Oleg V. Smolski, and Eric G. Johnson, "Crossed-beam superluminescent diode," Opt. Lett. 30, 1608-1610 (2005)