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Fundamental Lateral-mode Operation in Broad-area Lasers Having Built-in Lens-like Refractive Index Distributions
Author(s): Shin'ichi Nakatsuka; Kimio Tatsuno
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Paper Abstract

High power fundamental lateral-mode operation up to 80 mW in CW condition is achieved in a broad-area laser diode. This diode has built-in lens-like effective refractive index distributions in the direction perpendicular to the laser beam. These distributions effectively suppress higher order lateral-mode generation.

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Date Published: 22 June 1989
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1043, Laser Diode Technology and Applications, (22 June 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.976358
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Shin'ichi Nakatsuka, Hitachi, Ltd (Japan)
Kimio Tatsuno, Hitachi, Ltd (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1043:
Laser Diode Technology and Applications
Luis Figueroa, Editor(s)

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