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Power Limits, Efficiency, And Reliability Of 1-D And 2-D Laser Diodes And Diode Arrays
Author(s): D R Scifres; D F Welch; G Harnagel; M Sakamoto; H Kung; W Streifei; J Berger
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Paper Abstract

A new era of ever increasing optical output power, efficiency, and reliability has been achieved for GaAlAs quantum well lasers over the past several years. Beginning in 1982 quantum well laser diode arrays were demonstrated to be capable of achieving CW room temperature operation" Since that time higher output powers, higher efficiency, and greater reliability lasers have been demonstrated.

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Date Published: 9 August 1988
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0893, High Power Laser Diodes and Applications, (9 August 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.944343
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D R Scifres
D F Welch
G Harnagel
M Sakamoto
H Kung
W Streifei
J Berger


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0893:
High Power Laser Diodes and Applications
Luis Figueroa, Editor(s)

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