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Applied Physics

, Volume 20, Issue 1, pp 1–18 | Cite as

Diode lasers coupled to external resonators

  • R. P. Salathé
Invited Paper

Abstract

This tutorial revíew is concerned with the properties of injection lasers operated with passive optical feedback. Thep-n junction laser characteristics relevant for operation in external cavities are summarized. The properties of diode lasers coupled to different types of external resonators are reviewed as well as experiments that incorporate passive feedback in monolithic integrated optical structures.

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42.55.Px 42.60 Da 42.82.+n 

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  • R. P. Salathé
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  1. 1.Institute of Applied Physics UniversityBerneSwitzerland

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