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CLEO: Science and Innovations
Baltimore, Maryland United States
May 1-6, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-55752-910-7

Gain measurements of a metal-metal terahertz quantum cascade laser using an integrated terahertz pulse emitter

David P. Burghoff, Tsung-Yu Kao, Dayan Ban, Alan Lee, John Reno, and Qing Hu  »View Author Affiliations


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A terahertz pulse emitter is fabricated alongside a quantum cascade laser with a metal-metal waveguide. Terahertz pulses are used to measure the gain of the laser ridge, which is clamped above threshold to 18 cm<sup>-1</sup>.

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OCIS Codes
(300.6500) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, time-resolved
(140.5965) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers, quantum cascade
(300.6495) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, teraherz

D. P. Burghoff, T. Kao, D. Ban, A. Lee, J. Reno, and Q. Hu, "Gain measurements of a metal-metal terahertz quantum cascade laser using an integrated terahertz pulse emitter," in CLEO:2011 - Laser Applications to Photonic Applications, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper CThE5.

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