Linearly polarized dual-wavelength vertical-external-cavity surface-emitting laser

Li Fan, Mahmoud Fallahi, Jörg Hader, Aramais R. Zakharian, Jerome V. Moloney, Wolfgang Stolz, Stephan W Koch, Robert Bedford, James T. Murray

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The authors demonstrate the multiwatt linearly polarized dual-wavelength operation in an optically pumped vertical-external-cavity surface-emitting laser by means of an intracavity tilted Fabry-Perot etalon and a Brewster window. The sum frequency generation from the lithium triborate crystal pumped by this laser confirms that these two wavelengths oscillate simultaneously. Over 30 dB side-mode suppression can be achieved at dual wavelengths with a spectral spacing of 2.1 nm. The output power is slightly reduced by the intracavity Fabry-Perot etalon and Brewster window.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number181124
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Issue number18
StatePublished - 2007

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  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)


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