Magnetic modulation of THz quantum cascade lasers

V. Tamosiunas, R. Zobl, G. Fasching, G. Strasser, K. Unterrianer, R. Colombelli, C. Gmachl, L. N. Pfeiffer, K. W. West, F. Capasso

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Abstract

We report on the influence of a quantizing magnetic field on a THz quantum cascade laser. The magnetic field splits the subbands into sets of discrete Landau levels which reduces the phase space for scattering and relaxation. A dramatic enhancement of the laser performance is achieved.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationConference Digest of the 2004 Joint 29th International Conference on Infrared and Millimeter Waves and 12th International Conference on Terahertz Electronics
EditorsM. Thumm, W. Wiesbeck
Pages541-542
Number of pages2
StatePublished - Dec 1 2004
Externally publishedYes
EventConference Digest of the 2004 Joint 29th International Conference on Infrared and Millimeter Waves and 12th International Conference on Terahertz Electronics - Karlsruhe, Germany
Duration: Sep 27 2004Oct 1 2004

Publication series

NameConference Digest of the 2004 Joint 29th International Conference on Infrared and Millimeter Waves and 12th International Conference on Terahertz Electronics

Other

OtherConference Digest of the 2004 Joint 29th International Conference on Infrared and Millimeter Waves and 12th International Conference on Terahertz Electronics
CountryGermany
CityKarlsruhe
Period9/27/0410/1/04

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)

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