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 publicationInternational Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2009
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)9781557528698
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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    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 International Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2009 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America.