Quantum cascade lasers with ultra-strong coupling injection

Peter Q. Liu, Anthony J. Hoffman, Matthew D. Escarra, Kale J. Franz, Jacob B. Khurgin, Yamac Dikmelik, Xiaojun Wang, Jen Yu Fan, Claire F. Gmachl

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Abstract

We demonstrate a Quantum Cascade Laser employing ultra-strong (~20meV) coupling between the injector and the upper laser state. The laser shows a pulsed wall-plug efficiency of 34%(8%) and peak power of 8.0W(2.0W) at 80K(300K).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009
StatePublished - Dec 1 2009
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 31 2009Jun 5 2009

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 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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    Liu, P. Q., Hoffman, A. J., Escarra, M. D., Franz, K. J., Khurgin, J. B., Dikmelik, Y., Wang, X., Fan, J. Y., & Gmachl, C. F. (2009). Quantum cascade lasers with ultra-strong coupling injection. In Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).