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Towards 1.0 W CW reliable SLD at 840 nm
Author(s): Yu. O. Kostin; P. I. Lapin; V. V. Prokhorov; V. R. Shidlovsky; S. D. Yakubovich
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Paper Abstract

The prototypes of high-efficiency SLDs with COD threshold of more than 5•106 W/cm2 were investigated. Single spatial mode samples with 4 μm-wide active channel exhibited CW output power of more than 200 mW. Preliminary reliability tests at 100 mW level were successful. It was shown that in double-pass operation mode achieved using SM fiber reflector, external efficiency can be increased significantly. The estimations show that multimode SLD with 20-30 μm active channel width based on the same QW heterostructure may ensure reliable enough operation at output power level of more than 0.5W.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 December 2008
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 7139, 1st Canterbury Workshop on Optical Coherence Tomography and Adaptive Optics, 713904 (30 December 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.811103
Show Author Affiliations
Yu. O. Kostin, Superlum Diodes Ltd. (Russian Federation)
P. I. Lapin, Superlum Diodes Ltd. (Russian Federation)
V. V. Prokhorov, Superlum Diodes Ltd. (Russian Federation)
V. R. Shidlovsky, Superlum Diodes Ltd. (Russian Federation)
S. D. Yakubovich, Superlum Diodes Ltd. (Russian Federation)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7139:
1st Canterbury Workshop on Optical Coherence Tomography and Adaptive Optics
Adrian Podoleanu, Editor(s)

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