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Double-Sided Heat Sinking for The Injection Laser Diode
Author(s): Louis B. Allen; Herbert G. Koenig Jr.
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Paper Abstract

The method of mounting laser diodes between thin metal plates for more efficient heat sinking is discussed. The principles involved in making the double-sided heat sink ope rate over a large temperature range without stressing the laser diode are explained. Double-sided heat sink diodes both single heterostructure and stripe geometry double heterostructure configuration can be operated at higher average power output, higher duty factor, and greater efficiency than with a standard single heat sink.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 October 1980
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0247, Advances in Laser Engineering and Applications, (31 October 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.959386
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Louis B. Allen, McDonnell Douglas Astronautics Company (United States)
Herbert G. Koenig Jr., McDonnell Douglas Astronautics Company (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0247:
Advances in Laser Engineering and Applications
Malcolm L. Stitch, Editor(s)

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