Etched micro-structures for control of optical mode distribution for improved broad area laser performance

P. Crump, T. Matson, V. Anderson, D. Schulte, J. Bell, J. Farmer, M. DeVito, R. Martinsen, Y. K. Kim, Kent D Choquette

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Abstract

Etching micro-structures into broad area diode lasers leads allows for independent control of the optical modes. Appropriately designed microstructures are found to lead to more uniform near field and increased power conversion efficiency.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2007
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557528349, 9781557528346
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2007 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 6 2007May 6 2007

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2007
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period5/6/075/6/07

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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