IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Feedback-Induced Failure of High-Power Diode Lasers

Author(s): Paul O. Leisher ; Chen Li ; Aman Kumar Jha ; Kevin P. Pipe ; Jason D. Helmrich ; Prabhu Thiagarajan ; Matthew C. Boisselle ; Susant K. Patra ; Sezer Sezgin ; Robert J. Deri
Sponsor(s): IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 December 2018
Volume: 54
Page(s): 1 - 13
ISSN (Electronic): 1558-1713
ISSN (Paper): 0018-9197
DOI: 10.1109/JQE.2018.2873073
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Catastrophic failure of diode pumps in laser systems exhibiting back-irradiance is a common occurrence yet poorly understood. Prior paper has established boundaries for time-zero failures, but... View More

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