Intersubband absorption loss in high-performance mid-infrared quantum cascade lasers

Yamac Dikmelik, Jacob B. Khurgin, Matthew D. Escarra, Peter Q. Liu, Anthony J. Hoffman, Kale J. Franz, Claire F. Gmachl, Jenyu Fan, Xiaojun Wang

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Abstract

We calculate intersubband absorption loss and report measured waveguide loss for two high-performance mid-infrared quantum cascade laser designs. Intersubband absorption loss accounts for a major component of waveguide loss for these structures.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009
StatePublished - Nov 16 2009
Event2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: Jun 2 2009Jun 4 2009

Publication series

Name2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009

Other

Other2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period6/2/096/4/09

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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    Dikmelik, Y., Khurgin, J. B., Escarra, M. D., Liu, P. Q., Hoffman, A. J., Franz, K. J., Gmachl, C. F., Fan, J., & Wang, X. (2009). Intersubband absorption loss in high-performance mid-infrared quantum cascade lasers. In 2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009 [5226048] (2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009).