Excited-state absorption in high-power mid-infrared quantum cascade lasers

Yamac Dikmelik, Jacob B. Khurgin, Anthony J. Hoffman, Scott S. Howard, Kale J. Franz, Claire F. Gmachl

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Abstract

The loss due to excited-state absorption into the continuum was calculated for high-power mid-infrared quantum cascade lasers. We find this loss to be a significant fraction of the gain at the laser wavelength.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2008
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)9781557528599
StatePublished - Jan 1 2008
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2008 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: May 4 2008May 9 2008

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2008
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period5/4/085/9/08

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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