External cavity diffraction-coupled tapered laser diodes

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

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Hassiaoui, I.; Michel, N.; Lecomte, M.; Parillaud, O.; Calligaro, M.; Krakowski, M. (Alcatel-Thales III-V Lab, Route Dpartementale 128, 91767 Palaiseau, France)
Bourdet, G. (LULI, Ecole Polytechnique, Route de Saclay, 91128 Palaiseau, France)
Huignard, J. P. (Thales Research & Technology, Route Dpartementale 128, 91767 Palaiseau, France)

We demonstrate the first operation of a corrected tapered laser diode array in an external Talbot cavity. The in-phase supermode is selected with a divergence of the central peak of 0.18deg FWHM.