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Spectral narrowing and locking of a vertical external cavity surface-emitting laser using an intracavity volume Bragg grating

Giet, S. and Sun, H.D. and Calvez, S. and Dawson, M.D. and Suomalainen, S. and Guina, M. and Okhotnikov, O. and Pessa, M. (2006) Spectral narrowing and locking of a vertical external cavity surface-emitting laser using an intracavity volume Bragg grating. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 18 (6). pp. 1786-1788. ISSN 1041-1135

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Abstract

We report the use of a volume Bragg grating as an output coupler mirror to improve and stabilize the spectral characteristics of 1058-nm vertical-external-cavity surface-emitting laser which is thermally managed using an intracavity diamond heatspreader. Spectrally narrow and locked emission with up to 645mW of TEM0,0 output power is demonstrated