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 publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, 2007, CLEO 2007
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2007
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, 2007, CLEO 2007 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 6 2007May 11 2007

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, 2007, CLEO 2007
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period5/6/075/11/07

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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    Ko, T., Liu, Z., & Gmachl, C. F. (2007). Pulsed high duty cycle operation of λ ∼ 8μm quantum cascade lasers. In Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, 2007, CLEO 2007 [4453613] https://doi.org/10.1109/CLEO.2007.4453613