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Numerical Simulation Of Single-Stripe Diode Lasers
Author(s): Alan H. Paxton; Gregory C. Dente; Michael L. Tilton; Robert Olive
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Paper Abstract

A well-known characteristic of gain-guided heterostructure lasers without any deliberate longitudinal asymmetry is a difference in the output power from the two facets. A possible explanation of this behavior is explored using a computer code based on the beam propagation method. Lasers with longitudinally varying degrees of lateral spreading of the current from under the conducting stripe were simulated. Output power curves are similar to experimental values.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 May 1989
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1045, Modeling and Simulation of Laser Systems, (31 May 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.951325
Show Author Affiliations
Alan H. Paxton, Mission Research Corporation (United States)
Gregory C. Dente, GCD Associates (United States)
Michael L. Tilton, Rockwell Power Systems (United States)
Robert Olive, Rockwell Power Systems (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1045:
Modeling and Simulation of Laser Systems
Donald L. Bullock, Editor(s)

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