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Development of wide-gap II-VI materials for blue-green diode laser applications: a review
Author(s): Robert M. Park
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Paper Abstract

The status of ZnSe-based blue-green diode lasers evolved extremely rapidly from 'non- existent' in 1990 to 'room temperature continuous-wave operation' in 1993. Such rapid progress can be attributed, in the author's opinion, to four critical materials-related breakthroughs reported over an exciting two-year time frame. The nature of these four breakthroughs will be reviewed in this paper as will their significance with regard to their impact on the performance of blue-green diode lasers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 September 1995
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2524, National Science Foundation (NSF) Forum on Optical Science and Engineering, (15 September 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.219567
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Robert M. Park, Univ. of Florida (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2524:
National Science Foundation (NSF) Forum on Optical Science and Engineering
William H. Carter, Editor(s)

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