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Single-stripe high-power 2-W cw visible laser diodes
Author(s): Shiro Uchida; Tadashi Yamamoto; Yasushi Muraoka; Hiromitsu Sato
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Paper Abstract

Reliable high-power GaInP/AlGaInP laser diodes with a maximum continuous wave (cw) output power of 2.1 W in the 690 nm band have been realized. The laser has a 100 micrometers - wide single stripe and an optimized separate-confinement heterostructure with a compressively strained multiple quantum well active region. The laser operated at a cw output power of 500 mW for 350 h at 20 degree(s)C with only a few percent increase in operating current.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 1994
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2148, Laser Diode Technology and Applications VI, (1 June 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.176624
Show Author Affiliations
Shiro Uchida, Sony Corp. (Japan)
Tadashi Yamamoto, Sony Corp. (Japan)
Yasushi Muraoka, Sony Corp. (Japan)
Hiromitsu Sato, Sony Corp. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2148:
Laser Diode Technology and Applications VI
Pei Chuang Chen; Lawrence A. Johnson; Henryk Temkin, Editor(s)

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