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

G. Blasche*, 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)
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2003
PublisherOptica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)
ISBN (Electronic)1557527334
StatePublished - 2003
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2003 - Baltimore, United States
Duration: Jun 1 2003Jun 6 2003

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Conference

ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2003
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityBaltimore
Period6/1/036/6/03

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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