We report the design and theoretical analysis of optical waveguides of the InP-based quantum cascade laser (QCL) operating at wavelength of ~ 9.5 μm. The effective refractive index, optical confinement and absorption coefficient are calculated by using the finite element method (FEM).
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(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides
(140.5965) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers, quantum cascade
Y. H. Ko, B. D. Park, and J. S. Yu, "Design and Theoretical Analysis of Optical Waveguides of Quantum Cascade Laser at λ~ 9.5 μm," in Asia Communications and Photonics Conference and Exhibition, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper WJ3.
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