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Monolithic Diode-Laser Arrays

  • Nils W. Carlson

Part of the Springer Series in Electronics and Photonics book series (SSEP, volume 33)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XII
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  9. Back Matter
    Pages 339-396

About this book

Introduction

Over the last two decades, the search for a compact, high-power semiconductor source has produced many designs and concepts for monolithic diode-laser arrays and optical amplifiers. However, only a few design approaches have emerged with the potential for producing high-power, high-brightness monolithic sources. Although semiconductor-diode lasers are the most compact, highest gain and most efficient laser sources, challenges remain in developing structures that will produce high-quality, diffraction-limited output beams. This book presents and analyzes the results of work performed over the last twenty years in the development of high-brightness diode-laser arrays.

Keywords

diffraction laser semiconductor

Authors and affiliations

  • Nils W. Carlson
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  1. 1.Lawrence Livermore National LaboratoriesLivermoreUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-78942-7
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1994
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-78944-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-78942-7
  • Series Print ISSN 0172-5734
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