Components of Diode Laser

 

      
 

Nomenclature

 
 

In the most elementary case, a diode laser consists of the elements illustrated in

 

Fig.1 Design of a diode Laser

   
 

1. Laser diode bars

  2. Heat sink (also being the p-contact of the diode laser)
  3. Insulating bushings
  4. Cover plate (also being the n-contact of the diode laser)
  5. n-contact sheet
  6. Insulating sheet between n-contact and p-contact