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 publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2010
StatePublished - Dec 1 2010
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2010 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: May 16 2010May 21 2010

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2010
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period5/16/105/21/10

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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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 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2010 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).