Monolithic semiconductor infrared emitter pumped by a switched solid microlaser

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PATENT NO 5933444
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08637277

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The invention relates to a device for an infrared light emitter comprising a semiconductor element (12) able to emit infrared radiation and a switched microlaser (2, 4, 6, 8) arranged so as to be able to optically pump the semiconductor element.

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COMMISSARIAT A L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUEPARIS1496

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Molva, Engin Grenoble, FR 24 281
Pautrat, Jean-Louis Grenoble, FR 5 60

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