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Efficient Narrow Stripe Ridge Waveguide Lasers for Single-Spatial Mode Operation up to 2.5 W

M. Wilkens, G. Erbert, H. Wenzel, A. Maaßdorf, J. Fricke, P. Ressel, A. Knigge, P. Crump

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Conf. on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Europe and European Quantum Electronics Conf. (CLEO/Europe-EQEC 2019), Munich, Germany, Jun. 23-27, ISBN: 978-1-7281-0469-0, cb-5.3 (2019).


High power and efficiency enable new fields of applications for single spatial mode lasers, such as high brightness direct diode laser systems with dense wavelength multiplexing [1,2]. In previous work, we demonstrated that an efficient extreme asymmetric epitaxial structure enables highly efficient high-power single mode Ridge Waveguide (RW) lasers at 970 nm [3]. We will present results of a further optimized vertical and lateral design with increased single-spatial mode power of up to 2.5 W.

Ferdinand-Braun-Institut, Leibniz Institut für Höchstfrequenztechnik, Gustav-Kirchhoff-Str. 4, 12489 Berlin, Germany

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