Optimization of broadband quantum cascade lasers for continuous wave operation

Alex Soibel, Claire Gmachl, Deborah L. Sivco, Milton L. Peabody, A. Michael Sergent, Alfred Y. Cho, Federico Capasso

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Abstract

Optimization of the design of broadband quantum cascade lasers for continuous wave (cw) operation was carried out. The improved design leads to a gain ripple of only about 4 cm-1 over more than a 0.5-μm spectral range. It was found that simultaneous cw emission at several wavelengths spanning the range between 6.7 and 7.4 μm is achieved in a temperature interval from 20 to 77 K.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)24-26
Number of pages3
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Volume83
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 7 2003
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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    Soibel, A., Gmachl, C., Sivco, D. L., Peabody, M. L., Michael Sergent, A., Cho, A. Y., & Capasso, F. (2003). Optimization of broadband quantum cascade lasers for continuous wave operation. Applied Physics Letters, 83(1), 24-26. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1588374