A room-temperature, grating-tuned external cavity quantum cascade laser is demonstrated. The use of miniaturized components leads to superior performance (8.3 to 9.0 um tuning) and facilitates the development of a robust commercial module.
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T. Day, D. Arnone, S. F. Crivello, and M. J. Weida, "Miniaturized External Cavity Quantum Cascade Lasers for Broad Tunability in the Mid-Infrared," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper CTuFF5.
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