Pulsed high duty cycle operation of λ ~ 8μm quantum cascade lasers

Tiffany Ko, Zhijun Liu, Claire F. Gmachl

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Abstract

We report on high duty-cycle pulsed and burst-mode operation of λ~8μm quantum cascade lasers under ambient conditions for photo-acoustic spectroscopy. An optimum in average optical power and efficiency is seen around 800kHz and 50% duty-cycle.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2007
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557528349, 9781557528346
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2007 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 6 2007May 6 2007

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2007
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period5/6/075/6/07

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Ko, T., Liu, Z., & Gmachl, C. F. (2007). Pulsed high duty cycle operation of λ ~ 8μm quantum cascade lasers. In Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2007 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America.