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Coupled-resonator vertical-cavity lasers with two active gain regions

United States Patent

May 20, 2003
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A new class of coupled-resonator vertical-cavity semiconductor lasers has been developed. These lasers have multiple resonant cavities containing regions of active laser media, resulting in a multi-terminal laser component with a wide range of novel properties.
Fischer; Arthur J. (Albuquerque, NM), Choquette; Kent D. (Urbana, IL), Chow; Weng W. (Cedar Crest, NM)
Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM)
09/ 847,177
May 1, 2001
GOVERNMENT RIGHTS This invention was made with Government support under Contract DE-AC04-94AL85000 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.