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Performance and reliability of high-power multimode lasers between 0.8 and 1 μm
Author(s): Benjamin Li; Gary L. Harnagel; Richard R. Craig
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Paper Abstract

High power multi-mode semiconductor lasers operating between 1 Watt and 2 Watts are widely used for pumping solid-state lasers, active fibers and direct materials processing. In this paper, we present the high power and high temperature performance characteristics of 100 micrometer aperture broad area lasers. In addition, we will present lifetest data that supports mean lifetimes in excess of 500,000 hours for this class of lasers. 1

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Date Published: 4 May 1998
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 3285, Fabrication, Testing, Reliability, and Applications of Semiconductor Lasers III, (4 May 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.307596
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Benjamin Li, SDL, Inc. (United States)
Gary L. Harnagel, SDL, Inc. (United States)
Richard R. Craig, SDL, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3285:
Fabrication, Testing, Reliability, and Applications of Semiconductor Lasers III
Kurt J. Linden; Mahmoud Fallahi; Kurt J. Linden; S. C. Wang, Editor(s)

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