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Impact of optical coating on InP/InGaAsP laser-diode performance at high power and high temperature
Author(s): Rajiv Agarwal; Ami Appelbaum; Klaus Dieter Buehring; Wood-Hi Cheng
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Paper Abstract

The degradation mechanisms of laser diodes are studied. It is shown that the reliability of the SDL-5410 and the SDL-2441 result in projected lifetimes of greater than 60,000 at 25 C and 200,000 at 15 C, respectively. The high maximum output power protects the laser from optically induced degradation; residual degradation is due to thermally- or field-induced recombination centers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1990
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1219, Laser Diode Technology and Applications II, (1 May 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.18245
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Rajiv Agarwal, Rockwell International Corp. (United States)
Ami Appelbaum, Rockwell International Corp. (Israel)
Klaus Dieter Buehring, Rockwell International Corp. (United States)
Wood-Hi Cheng, Rockwell International Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1219:
Laser Diode Technology and Applications II
Dan Botez; Luis Figueroa, Editor(s)

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