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Frontiers in Optics
Rochester, New York United States
October 19-23, 2008
ISBN: 978-1-55752-861-2
Schawlow-Townes Symposium on 50 Years of the Laser: Looking to Tomorrow (SMD)

From Gas Lasers and Tunable Raman Lasers to Quantum Cascade Lasers

Kumar Patel


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I will describe my involvement in lasers from 1961 to the present, ecompassing high power carbon dioxide lasers, tunable spin-flip Raman lasers, and now high power CW room temperature quantum cascade lasers and their applications.

© 2008 The Optical Society

OCIS Codes
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3470) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, carbon dioxide
(140.5965) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers, quantum cascade

K. Patel, "From Gas Lasers and Tunable Raman Lasers to Quantum Cascade Lasers," in Frontiers in Optics 2008/Laser Science XXIV/Plasmonics and Metamaterials/Optical Fabrication and Testing, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper SMD2.

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