© 2000

High-Power Diode Lasers

Fundamentals, Technology, Applications: With Contributions by Numerous Experts

  • Roland Diehl

Part of the Topics in Applied Physics book series (TAP, volume 78)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIV
  2. Peter Unger
    Pages 1-54
  3. Edeltraud Gehrig, Ortwin Hess
    Pages 55-81
  4. Markus Weyers, Arnab Bhattacharya, Frank Bugge, Arne Knauer
    Pages 83-120
  5. Georg Müller, Patrick Berwian, Eberhard Buhrig, Berndt Weinert
    Pages 121-171
  6. Götz Erbert, Arthur Bärwolff, Jürgen Sebastian, Jens Tomm
    Pages 173-223
  7. Klaus-Jochen Boller, Bernard Beier, Richard Wallenstein
    Pages 225-263
  8. Uwe Brauch, Peter Loosen, Hans Opower
    Pages 303-368
  9. Andreas Tünnermann, Holger Zellmer, Wolfram Schöne, Adolf Giesen, Karsten Contag
    Pages 369-408
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 409-410

About this book


Methods of design and fabrication of high-power diode lasers using proven semiconductor technologies are presented in a comprehensive fashion making this book an invaluable source of information for all scientists and engineers designing laser systems and applying the laser as a reliable and economic tool in a multitude of environments. It summarizes the prerequisites to set up state-of-the-art high-power diode-laser sources and how to use them in various applications. The available information, until now scattered worldwide in the scientific and technical literature, has been collected and compiled by the authors to give a complete overview of the principles of high-power diode lasers and design aspects for achieving high optical output power at high efficiency, low threshold current density, high reliability, and for reducing production costs. Special features are the development of high-brightness diode lasers for application in direct materials processing, technologies of alloying single lasers and laser bars to sophisticated heat sinks and direct applications of high-power diode-laser systems with coherent and incoherent beam combining and also new concepts for diode-pumped solid-state lasers such as the fiber laser and the disc laser which become feasible through diode pumping.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Roland Diehl
    • 1
  1. 1.Fraunhofer-Institut für Angewandte FestkörperphysikFreiburgGermany

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title High-Power Diode Lasers
  • Book Subtitle Fundamentals, Technology, Applications: With Contributions by Numerous Experts
  • Editors Roland Diehl
  • Series Title Topics in Applied Physics
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2000
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-540-66693-6
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-642-08597-0
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-540-47852-2
  • Series ISSN 0303-4216
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XIV, 416
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Optics, Lasers, Photonics, Optical Devices
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