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 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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    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 International Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2009 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America.