IMPROVED MODE STABLE CROSSED-JUNCTION SEMICONDUCTOR LASER
Original Publication Date: 1986-Apr-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-04
Xerox Disclosure Journal
The mode stable heterostructure laser 10 in this disclosure is an improvement over the laser disclosed in U.S. Patent 4,380,075. Laser 10 comprises an integrated two section crossed-junction laser wherein alternate angular cross-secting portions of the actlve region of the laser have the plane of their p-n junctions substantially perpendicular to each other to provide stabilized single mode operation and to provide emission of an output beam having a circular spot or beam.