Importance of growth direction in mid-infrared Quantum Cascade lasers

Pierre M. Bouzi, Yenting Chiu, Christoph Deutsch, Vadim Tokranov, Serge Oktyabrsky, Claire F. Gmachl

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Abstract

We report on the effect of growth direction in Quantum Cascade lasers by using symmetric structures. Dopant migration causes strong wavefunction overlap with dopants for positively biased devices, resulting in ∼40% lower performance than those biased negatively.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2013 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2013
PublisherIEEE Computer Society
ISBN (Print)9781557529725
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013
Event2013 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2013 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: Jun 9 2013Jun 14 2013

Publication series

Name2013 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2013

Other

Other2013 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2013
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period6/9/136/14/13

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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    Bouzi, P. M., Chiu, Y., Deutsch, C., Tokranov, V., Oktyabrsky, S., & Gmachl, C. F. (2013). Importance of growth direction in mid-infrared Quantum Cascade lasers. In 2013 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2013 [6833128] (2013 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2013). IEEE Computer Society. https://doi.org/10.1364/cleo_si.2013.cm1k.8