We present measurements and analysis of thermal profiles of high power laser diode arrays. We determine the limitations the profile imposes on the linewidth of the diode array in an external cavity configuration and discuss applications in optical pumping for hyperpolarized MRI.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2003|
|Event||Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO); Postconference Digest - Baltimore, MD, United States|
Duration: Jun 1 2003 → Jun 6 2003
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