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  • Vol. 4, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 1979
  • pp: 292–294

Simple Gaussian-beam model for GaAlAs double-heterostructure laser-diode-to-diffused-waveguide coupling calculations

D. G. Hall, R. R. Rice, and J. D. Zino  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 4, Issue 9, pp. 292-294 (1979)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.4.000292


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Abstract

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 The results of the calculation are shown to be in good agreement with previously unpublished coupling data.

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History
Original Manuscript: May 18, 1979
Published: September 1, 1979

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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)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-4-9-292


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