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High-power Al-free coherent and incoherent diode lasers
Author(s): Dan Botez
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Paper Abstract

Al-free active-region (ALFA) diode lasers have come of age. Record-high CW and quasi-CW powers have been obtained at (lambda) approximately equals 0.97 micrometer. For wavelengths at and below 0.81 micrometer, ALFA-type lasers are definitely superior to Al-containing -- active lasers. Al-free lasers both open a whole new wavelength range: 0.7 - 0.78 micrometer; for commercial use as well as make possible the easy fabrication of watt-range, coherent diode lasers with stable- beam behavior.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 1999
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 3628, In-Plane Semiconductor Lasers III, (1 April 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.344515
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Dan Botez, Univ. of Wisconsin/Madison (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3628:
In-Plane Semiconductor Lasers III
Hong K. Choi; Peter S. Zory, Editor(s)

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