|Reliability of Laser Diodes
for Space Flight Applications
|This page will contain information related to the
reliability of laser diodes for usage in a space flight
environment. The documents that appear here will be solely on this subject for
usage by space flight hardware engineers design, packaging and parts
|Testing Methods & Data Reports and
of 808 nm Quasi-contant Wave Laser Diode Arrays, Mark Stephen,
Aleksey Vasilyev, 2003 NASA Earth Science Technology Conference for
ESTO, NASA GSFC.
Temperature Cycling of SDL G-package Laser Dummy Arrays,
Boris Schroder, SLTC Technical Memorandum-GLAS-14, July 14, 1999.
Shot, High Fluence Exposure of Cr4+:YAG Passive Q-Switch,
M.A.Stephen, J.L. Dallas, R.S. Afzal, SPIE Proceedings from 29th
Annual Boulder Damage Symposium; Laser-Induced Damage in Optical
Materials: Vol. 3244, October 6-8, 1997.
Tests of Quasi-CW Diode Pump Arrays Conducted or Sponsored by NASA
Goddard Space Flight Center, M. Krainak, R. Afzal, M.
Stephen, G. Browder, J. Haden, N. Carlson, 1997 Digest of LEOS
Summer Topical Meetings: Advanced Semiconductor Lasers and
and Characterization of a Multi-Billion Shot, 2.5 mJ, 4-ns,
Q-switched Nd:YAG Laser, J.L. Dallas, R.S. Afzal, M.A.
Stephen, Applied Optics Vol. 35 No. 9, March 20, 1996.
GLAS Exposure Station, J.L. Dallas, R.S. Afzal, M.D.Selker,
M.A.Stephen, SPIE Proceedings from the 26th Annual Boulder Damage
Symposium; Laser-Induced Damage in Optical Materials, 1994, Vol.
2428, October 26-28.
|Destructive Physical Analysis and Failure
Diode Destructive Physical Analysis Report for CALIPSO, Goddard Space
Flight Center Report Number Q30275EV, Frederick Felt, QSS, September
Laser Diode Bar Lifetest Failure Data Analysis, NASA-Goddard
Space Flight Center Code 302, W. Thomas, Systems Safety and Reliability Office
Technical Memorandum, .
Laser Damage Threshold Study, Spica
Technologies, Technical Report #N032697 to NASA Goddard Space Flight
Center, March 26, 1997. Appendix
Laser Diode Bar Life Tests, M.A. Stephen, M.A. Krainak, J.L.
Dallas, SPIE Proceedings from 29th Annual Boulder Damage Symposium;
Laser-Induced Damage in Optical Materials: Vol. 3244, October 6-8,
GLAS Anomaly Review Board Executive
Summary, (IGARB report) November 4, 2003.