Broadband gain from "continuum-to-bound" quantum cascade lasers

Yu Yao, Tracy Tsai, William O. Charles, Jianxin Chen, Gerard Wysocki, Claire F. Gmachl

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Abstract

A Quantum Cascade laser design based on "continuum-to-bound" transitions with several strongly coupled upper laser states is demonstrated, which enables external cavity tuning over 190 cm-1 in pulsed mode operation at 0°C.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference
Subtitle of host publication2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010
StatePublished - Oct 11 2010
EventLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: May 16 2010May 21 2010

Other

OtherLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period5/16/105/21/10

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Radiation

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    Yao, Y., Tsai, T., Charles, W. O., Chen, J., Wysocki, G., & Gmachl, C. F. (2010). Broadband gain from "continuum-to-bound" quantum cascade lasers. In Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010 [5500683]