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

Patent Number: 6,567,454
Issued: 5/20/2003
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Abstract: 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.
Filed: 5/1/2001
Application Number: 9/847,177
Government Interests: STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT INTEREST This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. DE-NA0003525 awarded by the United States Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration. The Government has certain rights in the invention.