Intra-cavity THz-sideband generation over the entire telecom range is demonstrated by injecting a near-infrared beam into a quantum cascade laser (f=2.8THz). This process is phase-matched due to the phonon-induced anomalous dispersion typical of semiconductor compounds.
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(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3070) Lasers and laser optics : Infrared and far-infrared lasers
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.5970) Nonlinear optics : Semiconductor nonlinear optics including MQW
S. Dhillon, C. Sirtori, J. Alton, S. Barbieri, A. de Rossi, M. Calligaro, H. Beere, and D. Ritchie, "THz Radiation Transfer onto a Telecom Optical Carrier," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper CThR5.
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