Thermoelectric effect in quantum cascade lasers

Matthew D. Escarra, Alexander Benz, Anjali M. Bhatt, Anthony J. Hoffman, Xiaojun Wang, Jen Yu Fan, Claire F. Gmachl

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Abstract

A thermoelectric effect is observed in quantum cascade lasers and validated through thermal/electrical transport modeling. Choosing the proper polarity leads to an active core heat reduction of 9 K for a 7.5 kW/cm2 thermal load.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference
Subtitle of host publication2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery
ISBN (Print)9781557528902
DOIs
StatePublished - 2010

Publication series

NameLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Radiation

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    Escarra, M. D., Benz, A., Bhatt, A. M., Hoffman, A. J., Wang, X., Fan, J. Y., & Gmachl, C. F. (2010). Thermoelectric effect in quantum cascade lasers. In Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010 [5500946] (Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010). Association for Computing Machinery. https://doi.org/10.1364/cleo.2010.cthe6