Kemp, A. and Valentine, G.J. and Hopkins, J.M. and Hastie, J.E. and Smith, S.A. and Calvez, S. and Dawson, M.D. and Burns, D. (2005) Thermal management in vertical-external-cavity surface-emitting lasers: Finite-element analysis of a heatspreader approach. IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, 41 (2). pp. 148-155. ISSN 0018-9197Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)
The use of crystalline heatspreaders to improve thermal management in optically pumped vertical-external-cavity surface-emitting lasers is studied via finite-element analysis. The required properties of a heatspreader are examined and the effect on heat flow is discussed, as are thermal lensing effects. The advantages of diamond heatspreaders are highlighted. The power-scaling potential is compared to other approaches. Heatspreaders are found to be promising, particularly for use with low thermal conductivity semiconductors.
|Keywords:||quantum electronics, optics, lasers, finite element analysis, Optics. Light, Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Condensed Matter Physics|
|Subjects:||Science > Physics > Optics. Light|
|Department:||Faculty of Science > Institute of Photonics
|Depositing user:||Strathprints Administrator|
|Date Deposited:||06 Sep 2007|
|Last modified:||29 Apr 2016 08:19|