Accession Number : ADD013246

Title :   Optical Injection Locking of Laser Diode Arrays.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 7 Nov 85, patented 11 Aug 87,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Goldberg, Lew ; Taylor, Henry F ; Weller, Joseph F

Report Date : 11 Aug 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : An apparatus for amplifying a laser beam through injection locking of a laser array by a single master laser is presented. The apparatus is comprised of a master laser which produces a beam that is shaped or focused onto a laser array facet which is further comprised of an array junction plane wherein the laser array is biased above threshold. (Patents).

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *ARRAYS, *SEMICONDUCTOR DIODES, *SEMICONDUCTOR LASERS, INJECTION LASERS, THRESHOLD EFFECTS, CHIPS(ELECTRONICS), BIAS

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers
      Solid State Physics
      Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE