Modeling and simulation of high-power broad-area semiconductor lasers with optical feedback from different external cavities

M. Radziunas1, U. Bandelow1, C. Bree1, V. Raab2, H. Wenzel3 and A. Zeghuzi3

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IEEE 26th International Semiconductor Laser Conference (ISLC 2018), Santa Fe, NM, USA, Sep. 16-19, pp. 7-8 (2018).

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We apply a dynamic (1+2)-dimensional traveling wave model and a corresponding parallel optoelectronic solver for simulations of broad-area semiconductor lasers. To avoid a significant slow-down of the numerical simulations in the presence of an external cavity, we perform a time-efficient modeling of the optical feedback. Finally, we present several simulated examples of parasitic optical feedback or an intended beam shaping by a specially designed external cavity.

1 Weierstrass Institute, Mohrenstrasse 39, 10117 Berlin, Germany
2 Raab-Photonik GmbH, Amundsenstrasse 10, 14469 Potsdam, Germany
3 Ferdinand-Braun-Institut, Leibniz-Institut für Höchstfrequenztechnik, Gustav-Kirchhoff-Str. 4, 12489 Berlin, Germany