Fast wavelength tuning of external cavity quantum cascade lasers

Tracy Tsai, Gerard Wysocki

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Abstract

We present a fast wavelength tuning of a Littrow-type EC-QCL. This configuration allows for coarse broadband and high resolution mode-hop-free wavelength scanning at >1kHz rates. Example EC-QCL measurements of mid-infrared ammonia spectra are demonstrated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationInternational Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2009
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557528698
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2009
EventInternational Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2009 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 31 2009Jun 5 2009

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherInternational Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2009
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period5/31/096/5/09

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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