Abstract

A GaAs–GaAlAs injection laser has been tested that confines light in the lateral dimension (normal to junction plane) by a multilayer Bragg reflector. In the past, light has been confined as a result of the higher-index guiding region and resulting evanescent fields.

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  1. A. Y. Cho, A. Yariv, P. Yeh, Appl. Phys. Lett. 30, 471 (1977).
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  2. P. Yeh, A. Yariv, C. S. Hong, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 67, 423 (1977).
    [CrossRef]
  3. M. B. Panish, Proc. IEEE 64, 1512 (1976).
    [CrossRef]
  4. H. Kressel, M. Ettenberg, J. Appl. Phys. 47, 3533 (1976).
    [CrossRef]

1977

A. Y. Cho, A. Yariv, P. Yeh, Appl. Phys. Lett. 30, 471 (1977).
[CrossRef]

P. Yeh, A. Yariv, C. S. Hong, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 67, 423 (1977).
[CrossRef]

1976

M. B. Panish, Proc. IEEE 64, 1512 (1976).
[CrossRef]

H. Kressel, M. Ettenberg, J. Appl. Phys. 47, 3533 (1976).
[CrossRef]

Cho, A. Y.

A. Y. Cho, A. Yariv, P. Yeh, Appl. Phys. Lett. 30, 471 (1977).
[CrossRef]

Ettenberg, M.

H. Kressel, M. Ettenberg, J. Appl. Phys. 47, 3533 (1976).
[CrossRef]

Hong, C. S.

Kressel, H.

H. Kressel, M. Ettenberg, J. Appl. Phys. 47, 3533 (1976).
[CrossRef]

Panish, M. B.

M. B. Panish, Proc. IEEE 64, 1512 (1976).
[CrossRef]

Yariv, A.

P. Yeh, A. Yariv, C. S. Hong, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 67, 423 (1977).
[CrossRef]

A. Y. Cho, A. Yariv, P. Yeh, Appl. Phys. Lett. 30, 471 (1977).
[CrossRef]

Yeh, P.

A. Y. Cho, A. Yariv, P. Yeh, Appl. Phys. Lett. 30, 471 (1977).
[CrossRef]

P. Yeh, A. Yariv, C. S. Hong, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 67, 423 (1977).
[CrossRef]

Appl. Phys. Lett.

A. Y. Cho, A. Yariv, P. Yeh, Appl. Phys. Lett. 30, 471 (1977).
[CrossRef]

J. Appl. Phys.

H. Kressel, M. Ettenberg, J. Appl. Phys. 47, 3533 (1976).
[CrossRef]

J. Opt. Soc. Am.

Proc. IEEE

M. B. Panish, Proc. IEEE 64, 1512 (1976).
[CrossRef]

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Figures (4)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

The geometry of a transverse Bragg reflector laser with intensity profile of confined radiation.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

SEM picture of the injection laser grown by LPE.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Longitudinal-mode structure indicating Fabry–Perot spacing of modes.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Transverse-mode intensity normal to the junction plane as measured by experiment.

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k l x = π 2 t l p ,
α = [ ( 1 - δ 2 η 2 ) κ β e - ( η 2 - δ 2 ) 1 / 2 L ] ÷ [ t + 2 η - 2 δ 2 n + δ κ n κ 2 + 4 ( η 2 - δ 2 ) + 1 2 ( 1 η 2 - δ 2 + η 2 - δ 2 η k a x - 2 δ η k g x + 1 k a x ) ] ,
tan k g x t = k a x k g x .

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