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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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 - 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


OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2010
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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