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In-plane integration of quantum cascade lasers with resonant intersubband nonlinearities
Author(s): Feng Xie; V. R. Chaganti; Don Smith; Alexey Belyanin
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Paper Abstract

We propose a new design of quantum cascade lasers integrated with resonant intersubband nonlinearities, in which the laser is divided into two separately contacted and biased sections along the cavity length. One section operates as a laser active medium while another section serves as a nonlinear element. We show that such schemes turn out to be surprisingly flexible and efficient in implementing various resonant optical nonlinearities.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 October 2006
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 6386, Optical Methods in the Life Sciences, 63860K (17 October 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.691675
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Feng Xie, Texas A&M Univ. (United States)
V. R. Chaganti, Texas A&M Univ. (United States)
Don Smith, Texas A&M Univ. (United States)
Alexey Belyanin, Texas A&M Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6386:
Optical Methods in the Life Sciences
Alexey A. Belyanin; Rebekah Anna Drezek; Claire F. Gmachl; Mostafa Analoui, Editor(s)

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