Negative differential resistance and pulse instabilities in minimalized quantum cascade laser structures

Kale J. Franz, James J.J. Raftery, Peter Q. Liu, Anthony J. Hoffman, Matthew D. Escarra, Scott S. Howard, Yamac Dikmelik, Jacob B. Khurgin, Wang Xiaojun, Jen Yu Fan, Claire F. Gmachl

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Abstract

We study high performing mid-infrared quantum cascade lasers with highly discretized injector regions. We observe negative differential resistance features of ∼2V that persist to room temperature and pulse instabilities below 180 K.

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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    Franz, K. J., Raftery, J. J. J., Liu, P. Q., Hoffman, A. J., Escarra, M. D., Howard, S. S., Dikmelik, Y., Khurgin, J. B., Xiaojun, W., Fan, J. Y., & Gmachl, C. F. (2009). Negative differential resistance and pulse instabilities in minimalized quantum cascade laser structures. In 2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009 [5225469] (2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009).