OSA's Digital Library

Optics Letters

Optics Letters

| RAPID, SHORT PUBLICATIONS ON THE LATEST IN OPTICAL DISCOVERIES

  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 33, Iss. 22 — Nov. 15, 2008
  • pp: 2719–2721

Highly efficient optically pumped vertical-emitting semiconductor laser with more than 20     W average output power in a fundamental transverse mode

B. Rudin, A. Rutz, M. Hoffmann, D. J.H.C. Maas, A.-R. Bellancourt, E. Gini, T. Südmeyer, and U. Keller  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 33, Issue 22, pp. 2719-2721 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.33.002719


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (217 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

We have demonstrated an optically pumped vertical-external-cavity surface-emitting laser (OP-VECSEL) generating more than 20 W of cw output power in a fundamental transverse mode ( M 2 1.1 ) at 960 nm . The laser is highly efficient with a slope efficiency of 49%, a pump threshold of 4.4 W , and an overall optical-to-optical efficiency of 43%.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.5960) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers
(140.7260) Lasers and laser optics : Vertical cavity surface emitting lasers

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: July 22, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: September 4, 2008
Published: November 14, 2008

Citation
B. Rudin, A. Rutz, M. Hoffmann, D. J. H. C. Maas, A.-R. Bellancourt, E. Gini, T. Südmeyer, and U. Keller, "Highly efficient optically pumped vertical-emitting semiconductor laser with more than 20 W average output power in a fundamental transverse mode," Opt. Lett. 33, 2719-2721 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-33-22-2719

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited