Using a 0.5 mm short cavity and high reflectivity coating on both laser facets, room temperature, continuous-wave Quantum Cascade lasers at ? ~ 5.3 ?m are realized with heat dissipation of less than 1.2-1.7 W.
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Z. Liu, C. F. Gmachl, C. G. Caneau, and C. Zah, "Very Small (? 1.2 - 1.7 W) Heat Dissipation, Room Temperature, Continuous-Wave Quantum Cascade Lasers at ? ~ 5.3 ?m," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper CTuF2.
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