Polarisation and modal characteristics of a 1.3µm diamond-microchip GaInNAs vertical external-cavity surface-emitting laser

S.A. Smith, S. Calvez, J.M. Hopkins, J.E. Hastie, A. Kemp, H.D. Sun, D. Burns, M.D. Dawson

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We report the modal and polarisation properties of a 1300 nm GaInNAs microchip VECSEL and their dependence on pump diameter. The analysis suggests that thermal lensing effects play a significant role in microchip VECSEL mode formation.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2005
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe, 2005 - , United Kingdom
Duration: 12 Jun 2005 → …


ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe, 2005
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
Period12/06/05 → …


  • lasers
  • electro-optics
  • surface-emitting laser

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