The GaAlAs laser-diode-to-diffused-waveguide edge-coupling efficiency has been evaluated using a Gaussian model for both the waveguide mode and the laser-output mode. The results of the calculation are shown to be in good agreement with previously unpublished coupling data.
© 1979 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: May 18, 1979
Published: September 1, 1979
D. G. Hall, R. R. Rice, and J. D. Zino, "Simple Gaussian-beam model for GaAlAs double-heterostructure laser-diode-to-diffused-waveguide coupling calculations," Opt. Lett. 4, 292-294 (1979)