High power quantum cascade lasers

Claire F. Gmachl, Federico Capasso, Alessandro Tredicucci, Albert L. Hutchinson, Deborah L. Sivco, James N. Baillargeon, Alfred Y. Cho

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High power quantum cascade lasers emitting at λ approximately 8 μm are reported that make optimum use of the cascading scheme, in which electrons sequentially traversing Np (typically Np approximately 30) stacked active regions emit Np laser photons.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)225-226
Number of pages2
JournalConference Digest - IEEE International Semiconductor Laser Conference
StatePublished - Dec 1 1998
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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