22 June 1989 Transverse Mode Controlled Wide-Single-Stripe Lasers By Loading Modal Filters
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Proceedings Volume 1043, Laser Diode Technology and Applications; (1989); doi: 10.1117/12.976357
Event: OE/LASE '89, 1989, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Abstract
Two kinds of modal filter for high power diode lasers with a wide stripe have been examined. The first one is a partially narrow region formed in the active region. Flared-SBA(self-aligned bent active layer) laser in which the active layer flares the width from the narrow filter region to the wide output facet oscillates in a fundamental transverse mode under cw condition up to the output power of 64mW. The second one is a partial coating at the output facet of lasers. By applying it to an SBA laser whose stripe width is 150 μm, the laser oscillates in a single lobed far-field pattern up to 300mW, whose divergent angle is as narrow as 1.7° in FAHM(full angle at half maximum) under cw conditions.
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K. Ikeda, K. Shigihara, T. Aoyagi, S. Hinata, Y. Nagai, N. Kaneno, Y. Mihashi, Y. Seiwa, W. Susaki, "Transverse Mode Controlled Wide-Single-Stripe Lasers By Loading Modal Filters", Proc. SPIE 1043, Laser Diode Technology and Applications, (22 June 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.976357; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.976357
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Optical filters

Semiconductor lasers

Coating

Continuous wave operation

High power lasers

Technologies and applications

Waveguides

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