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CLEO: Science and Innovations
San Jose, California United States
May 6-11, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-55752-943-5
Poster Session I (JW2A)

Mid-IR Optical Amplifications using Resonant Gain of Quantum Cascade Lasers

Dingkai Guo, Xing Chen, Liwei Cheng, Alexey Belyanin, Sudhir Trivedi, and Fow-Sen Choa  »View Author Affiliations


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Using quantum-cascade-lasers (QCL) as resonant optical amplifiers, active filters, and detectors with gain, we demonstrated signal amplification in the mid-IR wavelength range. Optical gain of >10dB and electrical gain of >28dB were achieved.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3280) Lasers and laser optics : Laser amplifiers
(140.5965) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers, quantum cascade

D. Guo, X. Chen, L. Cheng, A. Belyanin, S. Trivedi, and F. Choa, "Mid-IR Optical Amplifications using Resonant Gain of Quantum Cascade Lasers," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2012, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper JW2A.100.

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