Holographic injection locking of a broad area laser diode via a photorefractive thin-film device

P. D. Van Voorst, M. R. De Wit, H. L. Offerhaus, S. Tay, J. Thomas, N. Peyghambarian, K. J. Boller

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Abstract

We demonstrate locking of a high power broad area laser diode to a single frequency using holographic feedback from a photorefractive polymer thin-film device for the first time. A four-wave mixing setup is used to generate feedback for the broad area diode at the wavelength of the single frequency source (Ti: Sapphire laser) while the spatial distribution adapts to the preferred profile of the broad area diode. The result is an injection-locked broad area diode emitting with a linewidth comparable to the Ti: Sapphire laser.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)17587-17591
Number of pages5
JournalOptics Express
Volume15
Issue number26
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 24 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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