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Types of diode lasers now available for use in optical data storage systems
Author(s): Erik P. Zucker; Donald R. Scifres; Jo S. Major; Richard R. Craig; Randall S. Geels; David F. Welch
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Paper Abstract

The status of semiconductor lasers and laser arrays suitable for optical data storage applications is reviewed. Single mode optical powers as high as 200 mW CW are available at 830 nm, while wavelengths as low as 630 nm are commercially available at CW optical powers as high as 15 mW.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 October 1994
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2338, 1994 Topical Meeting on Optical Data Storage, (12 October 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.190162
Show Author Affiliations
Erik P. Zucker, SDL, Inc. (United States)
Donald R. Scifres, SDL, Inc. (United States)
Jo S. Major, SDL, Inc. (United States)
Richard R. Craig, SDL, Inc. (United States)
Randall S. Geels, SDL, Inc. (United States)
David F. Welch, SDL, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2338:
1994 Topical Meeting on Optical Data Storage
David K. Campbell; Martin Chen; Koichi Ogawa, Editor(s)

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