An external ring-cavity quantum cascade laser is demonstrated and investigated for the first time. Applications in mode-locking and atmospheric sensing are discussed, and a preliminary experimental characterization of the ring laser is presented.
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P. Malara, R. Blanchard, F. Capasso, and P. De Natale, "External ring-cavity quantum cascade lasers for mode-locking and atmospheric sensing," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2012, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper CTh3N.2.
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