Modal instability and beam steering in quantum cascade lasers

Yu Yao, Yuting Huang, Xiaojun Wang, Claire F. Gmachl

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Abstract

Time-resolved far-field measurements of Quantum Cascade lasers show beam steering on the few nano-second scale. Spatially resolved spectra show that the beam steering is accompanied with frequency locking between transverse modes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationScience and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2011
StatePublished - Dec 1 2011
EventCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2011 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 1 2011May 6 2011

Other

OtherCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2011
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period5/1/115/6/11

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Yao, Y., Huang, Y., Wang, X., & Gmachl, C. F. (2011). Modal instability and beam steering in quantum cascade lasers. In CLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2011