10 September 2008 Circular polarization emission from an external cavity diode laser
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We construct an external cavity diode laser (ECDL) comprising structurally left-handed chiral sculptured-thin-film (STF) mirrors for pure circular-polarized (CP) emission, and observed single mode, left-handed CP lasing performance. The extinction ratio of CP output was found to increase rapidly near the threshold of the injection-current for the laser diodes.
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Jian Xu, Jian Xu, Fan Zhang, Fan Zhang, Akhlesh Lakhtakia, Akhlesh Lakhtakia, Sean M. Pursel, Sean M. Pursel, Mark W. Horn, Mark W. Horn, } "Circular polarization emission from an external cavity diode laser", Proc. SPIE 7041, Nanostructured Thin Films, 70410S (10 September 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.796903; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.796903


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