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One-dimensional photonic crystal lasers with narrow vertical divergence and wavelength stabilization
Author(s): Y. Liu; L. Liu; H. W. Qu; W. H. Zheng
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Paper Abstract

Edge-emitting laser diodes operating at 900 nm are designed and fabricated with an epitaxial one-dimensional photonic crystal (PC). PC structure consists of a p-waveguide layer, an active quantum region, and an n-waveguide layer. The p-cladding totally reflects one tilted optical mode. The PC with a particular band structure confines the optical mode with a certain tilted angle. Meanwhile mode extends vertically due to the photonic band modulation at the direction perpendicular to the interface. Then we obtain the broad-area lasers with a narrow vertical far-field divergence of 10°, and a small thermal shift (dλ/dT~-0.06 nm/K) in continuous wave operation.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 November 2014
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 9267, Semiconductor Lasers and Applications VI, 926716 (18 November 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2073632
Show Author Affiliations
Y. Liu, Institute of Semiconductors (China)
L. Liu, Institute of Semiconductors (China)
H. W. Qu, Institute of Semiconductors (China)
W. H. Zheng, Institute of Semiconductors (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9267:
Semiconductor Lasers and Applications VI
Ninghua Zhu; Werner H. Hofmann, Editor(s)

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