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Laser Package With Photodiode for Monitoring Laser Power Emitted From the Front Facet

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000059190D
Original Publication Date: 1988-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-15

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Lenth, W [+details]

Abstract

A laser package for optical storage applications is disclosed with an integrated photodiode that permits direct monitoring of the laser power emitted from the front facet by measuring that fraction of the laser power that is backreflected by the window.