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 publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationScience and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2013
PagesCM1K.8
StatePublished - Nov 18 2013
EventCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2013 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: Jun 9 2013Jun 14 2013

Publication series

NameCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2013

Other

OtherCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2013
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period6/9/136/14/13

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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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 CLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2013 (pp. CM1K.8). (CLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2013).