Observation of photon-driven electronic transport in quantum cascade lasers

Hyunyong Choi, Laurent Diehl, Marcella Giovannini, Jérôme Faist, Federico Capasso, Theodore B. Norris

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Abstract

We report a series of femtosecond pump-probe measurements on quantum cascade lasers operating below and above threshold; the gain recovery dynamics reveal how quantum stimulated emission drives the current through the cascade heterostructure, which we refer to as photon-driven transport.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Pacific Rim, CLEOPR 2007
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1424411742, 9781424411740
Publication statusPublished - 2007 Jan 1
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Pacific Rim, CLEOPR 2007 - Seoul, Korea, Republic of
Duration: 2007 Aug 262007 Aug 26

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Pacific Rim, CLEOPR 2007
CountryKorea, Republic of
CitySeoul
Period07/8/2607/8/26

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Choi, H., Diehl, L., Giovannini, M., Faist, J., Capasso, F., & Norris, T. B. (2007). Observation of photon-driven electronic transport in quantum cascade lasers. In Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Pacific Rim, CLEOPR 2007 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America.