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Microchip vertical external cavity surface emitting lasers

Hastie, J.E. and Hopkins, J.M. and Jeon, C.W. and Calvez, S. and Burns, D. and Dawson, M.D. and Abram, R.H. and Riis, E. and Ferguson, A.I. and Alford, W.J. and Raymond, T.D. and Allerman, A.A. (2003) Microchip vertical external cavity surface emitting lasers. Electronics Letters, 39 (18). pp. 1324-1326. ISSN 0013-5194

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Monolithic vertical external cavity surface emitting lasers of cavity mode volume <1 mm3 have been fabricated in the 850 and 980 nm wavelength range. Pump-limited output power >350 mW in a TEM00 mode was obtained at 850 nm. Output power >2.5 W was obtained at 980 nm.