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Single-mode high-power diode laser array for optical communication
Author(s): S. C. Wang; Richard J. Stone
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Paper Abstract

Single frequency oscillation with a near diffraction-limited beam pattern is demonstrated from an otherwise multimode and multi-lobe high power GaAlAs laser array using a self-injection locking technique. A single mode output power of 500 mW with a single lobe far field beam of 0.5 deg divergence angle was obtained. The single frequency laser array also shows high frequency modulation response with high modulation depth and low distortion that make this laser array a suitable candidate for optical communication applications.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 July 1990
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1218, Free-Space Laser Communication Technologies II, (1 July 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.18195
Show Author Affiliations
S. C. Wang, Lockheed Palo Alto Research Lab. (Taiwan)
Richard J. Stone, Lockheed Palo Alto Research Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1218:
Free-Space Laser Communication Technologies II
David L. Begley; Bernard D. Seery, Editor(s)

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