Semiconductor laser with multiple lasing wavelengths

Patent Number: 6,600,761
Issued: 7/29/2003
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Abstract: A new class of multi-terminal vertical-cavity semiconductor laser components has been developed. These multi-terminal laser components can be switched, either electrically or optically, between distinct lasing wavelengths, or can be made to lase simultaneously at multiple wavelengths.
Filed: 5/1/2001
Application Number: 9/847,178
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.