Modal instability and beam steering in quantum cascade lasers

Yu Yao, Yuting Huang, Xiaojun Wang, Claire F. Gmachl

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Abstract

Time-resolved far-field measurements of Quantum Cascade lasers show beam steering on the few nano-second scale. Spatially resolved spectra show that the beam steering is accompanied with frequency locking between transverse modes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
Subtitle of host publicationLaser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO 2011
StatePublished - Sep 1 2011
Externally publishedYes
Event2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2011 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 1 2011May 6 2011

Publication series

Name2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics: Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO 2011

Other

Other2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2011
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period5/1/115/6/11

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Yao, Y., Huang, Y., Wang, X., & Gmachl, C. F. (2011). Modal instability and beam steering in quantum cascade lasers. In 2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics: Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO 2011 [5950297] (2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics: Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO 2011).