A chaotic optical cavity combined with a quantum cascade laser for chemical vapor sensing

Abhishek Agrawal, Allen Hsu, Pat Whitworth, Evgenii Narimanov, Claire F. Gmachl

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Abstract

A novel multi-pass optical cavity with partially-chaotic ray dynamics has been combined with a Quantum Cascade laser for sensing of ethanol. The 4-cm diameter cavity shows an optical path length in the mid-infrared of ~4.5-m.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2007
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557528349, 9781557528346
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2007 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 6 2007May 6 2007

Other

OtherQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2007
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period5/6/075/6/07

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Agrawal, A., Hsu, A., Whitworth, P., Narimanov, E., & Gmachl, C. F. (2007). A chaotic optical cavity combined with a quantum cascade laser for chemical vapor sensing. In Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2007 Optical Society of America.