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Phase Front Characterization Of The Outputs Of Diode Lasers
Author(s): N. W. Carlson; V. J. Masin; D. B. Carlin
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Paper Abstract

The phase front deviations present in the output radiation patterns of a variety of AlGaAs diode lasers has been experimentally determined in order to assess their utility as optical sources in diffraction-limited applications. Experimental interferometric characterizations have shown that the output of index-guided devices have smaller aberrations than do gain-guided laser structures.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 April 1987
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0740, Laser Diode Optics, (20 April 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.939739
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N. W. Carlson, RCA Laboratories (United States)
V. J. Masin, RCA Laboratories (United States)
D. B. Carlin, RCA Laboratories (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0740:
Laser Diode Optics
David W. Kuntz, Editor(s)

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