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High-power semiconductor lasers and diode-pumped solid state lasers
Author(s): Petr Georgievich Eliseev; Victor V. Bezotosny
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Paper Abstract

The brief review of the modern state of the problem is given. Experimental results on CW lasers with total efficiency 50 percent and QCW 2D arrays with power density 1 kW/cm2 are presented. The reasons of the output power limitations are considered. The numerical model of thermal regimes at QCW and CW operations and the model of total efficiency were used in respect of laser resonator and array design optimization. The nearest prospects of diode laser performance improvement are discussed.

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Date Published: 20 January 1999
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 3688, 6th International Conference on Industrial Lasers and Laser Applications '98, (20 January 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.337487
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Petr Georgievich Eliseev, P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute and Univ. of New Mexico (United States)
Victor V. Bezotosny, P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute (Russia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3688:
6th International Conference on Industrial Lasers and Laser Applications '98
Vladislav Ya. Panchenko; Vladimir S. Golubev, Editor(s)

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