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Engineering transverse Bragg resonance waveguides for large modal volume lasers

Liang, Wei and Xu, Yong and Choi, John M. and Yariv, Amnon (2003) Engineering transverse Bragg resonance waveguides for large modal volume lasers. Optics Letters, 28 (21). pp. 2079-2081. ISSN 0146-9592. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:LIAol03

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Abstract

We recently analyzed a new class of laser amplifier based on transverse Bragg reflection. We show that the unique properties of Bragg confinement make it possible through modal loss discrimination to achieve single-transverse-mode operation with transverse modal size that is an order of magnitude larger than in lasers that depend on total internal reflection for transverse confinement.


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Additional Information:© 2003 Optical Society of America. Received May 8, 2003. This research was funded by the U.S. Office of Naval Research (Y. S. Park), whose support is gratefully acknowledged. J. Choi thanks the American Society for Engineering Education and the U.S. Department of Defense for their support.
Subject Keywords:Integrated optics : guided waves; lasers and laser optics : laser amplifiers; lasers and laser optics : lasers, distributed-feedback; optoelectronics : optical amplifiers
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Deposited By: Lindsay Cleary
Deposited On:18 Aug 2006
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