Observation of degenerate and non-degenerate lateral-mode patterns in mid-IR Quantum Cascade lasers

Nikolai Stelmakh, Michael Vasilyev, Fatima Toor, Claire F. Gmachl

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Abstract

We investigate near-field lateral mode patterns of Quantum Cascade wide-ridge lasers using a spatially-resolving spectrometer. The results support box-model theory and, show that lateral mode pattern can be made either degenerate or non-degenerate in frequency.

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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    Stelmakh, N., Vasilyev, M., Toor, F., & Gmachl, C. F. (2009). Observation of degenerate and non-degenerate lateral-mode patterns in mid-IR Quantum Cascade lasers. In 2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009 [5225987] (2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009).