Scientific Results

Microcavity-stabilized quantum cascade laser

Year: 2016

Authors: Borri S., Siciliani de Cumis M., Insero G., Bartalini S., Cancio P., Mazzotti D., Galli I., Giusfredi G., Santambrogio G., D’Ambrosio D., Savchenkov A., Eliyahu D., Ilchenko V., Akikusa N., Matsko A., Maleki L., De Natale P.

Autors Affiliation: CNR-INO-Istituto Nazionale di Ottica, Largo E. Fermi 6, Firenze, FI, 50125, Italy; INRIM Istituto Nazionale di Ricerca Metrologica, Torino, I-10135, Italy; INFN, Sezione di Firenze, Sesto Fiorentino, FI, 50019, Italy; OEwaves Inc., 465 North Halstead Street, Pasadena, CA 91107, United States; Development Bureau Laser Device RandD Group, Hamamatsu Photonics KK, Shizuoka, 434-8601, Japan; LENS, via Carrara 1, Sesto Fiorentino, FI, 50019, Italy

Abstract: A CaF2 whispering gallery mode microresonator is used for frequency stabilization and linewidth narrowing of a mid-IR quantum cascade laser. Sub-Doppler recording of a CO2 transition demonstrates the suitability of the system for high-resolution spectroscopy.

Conference title: 2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO 2016)
Place: San Jose, USA

KeyWords: quantum cascade laser; microcavity;