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Vertical-cavity laser based on interband-tunneling staggered-bandgap heterostructure
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Paper Abstract

A new concept is presented for realizing midwave-infrared vertical- cavity lasers based on an interband-resonant-tunneling-diode (I-RTD). Model equations are derived in terms of material and structure parameters for predicting the output power in an I-RTD laser device constructed of InAs/AlGaSb layers. Simulation made for midwave- infrared lasers suggest that the radiation output density power in this I-RTD laser can be achieved of the order of 40 W/cm2.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 February 2006
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 6132, Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers X, 61320E (10 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.646882
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Boris Gelmont, Univ. of Virginia (United States)
Dwight Woolard, Army Research Lab. (United States)
Tatiana Globus, Univ. of Virginia (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6132:
Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers X
Chun Lei; Kent D. Choquette, Editor(s)

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