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High-efficiency high-reliability laser diodes at JDS Uniphase
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Paper Abstract

Laser diodes and bars with high efficiency, power, and reliability are critical for a wide variety of applications including direct material processing and pumping high power and efficient fiber lasers and solid state lasers. We present progress towards the 80% power conversion efficiency goal of the DARPA Super High Efficiency Diode Sources (SHEDS) program. Currently, laser bars using JDSU SHEDS technology achieve as high as 72.7% total power conversion efficiency at room temperature and 80W operating power.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 March 2005
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 5711, High-Power Diode Laser Technology and Applications III, (17 March 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.611368
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Matthew Peters, JDS Uniphase (United States)
Victor Rossin, JDS Uniphase (United States)
Bruno Acklin, JDS Uniphase (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5711:
High-Power Diode Laser Technology and Applications III
Mark S. Zediker, Editor(s)

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