Thermal profile of high power laser diode arrays and implications in line-narrowing using external cavities

G. Blaschc*, B. B. Goldberg, M. S. Ünlü

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Abstract

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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)441-442
Number of pages2
JournalOSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series
Volume88
StatePublished - Jan 1 2003
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO); Postconference Digest - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: Jun 1 2003Jun 6 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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