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Ultrahigh power 38 W continuous‐wave monolithic laser diode arrays
Continuous‐wave output power levels of 38 W from one facet have been obtained from a 1 cm monolithic AlGaAs laser array with a 2 mm total active aperture width. One of the diodes has been operatedExpand
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Five watt continuous-wave AlGaAs laser diodes
Laser diodes producing continuous-wave output power levels up to 5.4 W at room temperature have been fabricated and tested. These monolithic arrays of 100 to 140 stripes with a total active width ofExpand
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Reliability of high-power semiconductor laser arrays
The reliability of continuously operating (cw) high power laser arrays is a critical factor for the acceptance of these devices in a wide range of applications. Extensive investigation into theExpand
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Performance characteristics of high-brightness, CW, diode laser arrays
Recently developed, high-brightness diode laser arrays have been tested at 50°C at output powers of 0.5 W CW and 1.0W CW from 100μm- and 200μm-wide active regions, respectively. The extrapolatedExpand
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High-power (575 mW) single-lobed emission from a phased-array laser
Phased-array lasers which emit up to 575 mW in a 1.9 degree (FWHM) single far-field lobe corresponding to the lowest-order supermode are described. Single-lobe operation is achieved in lasers whoseExpand
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High power cw operation of phased array diode lasers with diffraction limited output beam
Phased array diode lasers have been operated emitting predominantly in a single diffraction limited beam with full width at half‐maximum of 0.8° in pulsed operation and 0.7° in cw operation andExpand
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High power, high reliability laser diodes
  • D. Scifres, D. Welch, +7 authors H. Kung
  • Materials Science, Engineering
  • Photonics West - Lasers and Applications in…
  • 26 June 1992
Results are presented on catastrophic damage limits and life-test measurements for four types of high-power laser diodes operating at wavelengths between 980 nm and 690 nm. The laser diodes underExpand
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Power Limits, Efficiency, And Reliability Of 1-D And 2-D Laser Diodes And Diode Arrays
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 diodeExpand
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Lifetime of Diode Laser Arrays Operating at 200 mW CW
Multiple-stripe lasers show considerable promise as a source of high-power monochromatic continuous optical energy.1 Reliability data on such lasers operating at 100 mW of cw output power has beenExpand
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