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Operation of an optical in-well-pumped vertical-external-cavity surface-emitting laser

Zhang, Wei and Ackemann, Thorsten and McGinily, Stephen and Schmid, Marc and Riis, Erling and Ferguson, Allister I. (2006) Operation of an optical in-well-pumped vertical-external-cavity surface-emitting laser. Applied Optics, 45 (29). pp. 7729-7735. ISSN 1559-128X

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Abstract

We report the operation of an optical in-well-pumped vertical-external-cavity surface-emitting laser. The laser delivers 1 W at 855 nm and is pumped with a cost-effective fiber-coupled laser diode emitting at 806 nm. The laser modal gain is examined and ways of optimizing the system are investigated and discussed.