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Recent advances in optically pumped semiconductor lasers
Author(s): Juan Chilla; Qi-Ze Shu; Hailong Zhou; Eli Weiss; Murray Reed; Luis Spinelli
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Paper Abstract

Optically pumped semiconductor lasers offer significant advantages with respect to all traditional diode-pumped solid state lasers (including fiber lasers) in regards to wavelength flexibility, broad pump tolerance, efficient spectral and spatial brightness conversion and high power scaling. In this talk we will describe our recent progress in the lab and applying this technology to commercial systems. Results include diversified wavelengths from 460 to 570nm, power scaling to >60W of CW 532nm, and the launch of a low cost 5W CW visible source for forensic applications.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 February 2007
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 6451, Solid State Lasers XVI: Technology and Devices, 645109 (19 February 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.705907
Show Author Affiliations
Juan Chilla, Coherent Inc. (United States)
Qi-Ze Shu, Coherent Inc. (United States)
Hailong Zhou, Coherent Inc. (United States)
Eli Weiss, Coherent Inc. (United States)
Murray Reed, Coherent Inc. (United States)
Luis Spinelli, Coherent Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6451:
Solid State Lasers XVI: Technology and Devices
Hanna J. Hoffman; Ramesh K. Shori; Norman Hodgson, Editor(s)

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