23 February 2009 Improved brightness on broad-area single emitter (BASE) modules
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In this communication we report on the approaches to increase the brightness of Bookham's latest generations of high power pump modules. Since the single-emitter laser diode is the essential building block in all module designs, the optimization of the device design towards higher wall-plug efficiency, higher brightness and better reliability is one focus of the ongoing development efforts at Bookham. By using an analytical simulation tool critical parameters for efficient emitter-fiber coupling as the beam divergence and coupling scheme could be identified.
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Susanne Pawlik, Susanne Pawlik, Andrea Guarino, Andrea Guarino, Nicolai Matuschek, Nicolai Matuschek, Rainer Bättig, Rainer Bättig, Sebastian Arlt, Sebastian Arlt, Denis Lu, Denis Lu, Nadhum Zayer, Nadhum Zayer, Jeffery Greatrex, Jeffery Greatrex, Boris Sverdlov, Boris Sverdlov, Bernd Valk, Bernd Valk, Norbert Lichtenstein, Norbert Lichtenstein, "Improved brightness on broad-area single emitter (BASE) modules", Proc. SPIE 7198, High-Power Diode Laser Technology and Applications VII, 719817 (23 February 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.809317; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.809317


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