Broadband (3.9-9.6 μm) photocurrent in quantum cascade detector with diagonal transitions

G. M. Penello, B. Merkel, D. L. Sivco, Claire F. Gmachl

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Abstract

By carefully designing diagonal transitions in the active region, we present a broadband mid-infrared quantum cascade detector with photocurrent ranging from 3.9 to 9.6 μm, more than 2 times broader than stacked designs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2015 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781557529688
StatePublished - Aug 10 2015
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015 - San Jose, United States
Duration: May 10 2015May 15 2015

Publication series

NameConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe - Technical Digest
Volume2015-August

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period5/10/155/15/15

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

Keywords

  • Adaptive optics
  • Detectors
  • Optical reflection
  • Optical sensors
  • Photoconductivity
  • Stationary state

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    Penello, G. M., Merkel, B., Sivco, D. L., & Gmachl, C. F. (2015). Broadband (3.9-9.6 μm) photocurrent in quantum cascade detector with diagonal transitions. In 2015 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015 [7183849] (Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe - Technical Digest; Vol. 2015-August). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc..