IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Gain switching of a terahertz quantum cascade laser for THz pulse amplification

2010 35th International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves (IRMMW-THz 2010)

Author(s): Oustinov, D. ; Jukam, N. ; Rungsawang, R. ; Madeo, J. ; Barbieri, S. ; Manquest, C. ; Sirtori, C. ; Khanna, S.P. ; Linfield, E.H. ; Davies, A.G. ; Tignon, J. ; Dhillon, S.
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 September 2010
Conference Location: Rome, Italy, Italy
Conference Date: 5 September 2010
Page(s): 1
ISBN (CD): 978-1-4244-6656-6
ISBN (Electronic): 978-1-4244-6657-3
ISBN (Paper): 978-1-4244-6655-9
DOI: 10.1109/ICIMW.2010.5612810
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The population inversion of a terahertz quantum cascade laser is placed out of equilibrium using an integrated Auston switch. As a result, the dynamic gain of the laser is no longer clamped at... View More

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