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Two-well quantum cascade laser optimization by non-equilibrium Green's function modelling

Franckié, M. LU ; Bosco, L.; Beck, M.; Bonzon, C.; Mavrona, E.; Scalari, G.; Wacker, A. LU and Faist, J. (2018) In Applied Physics Letters 112(2).
Abstract

We present a two-quantum well THz intersubband laser operating up to 192 K. The structure has been optimized using non-equilibrium Green's function model. The result of this optimization was confirmed experimentally by growing, processing, and measuring a number of proposed designs. At high temperature (T > 200 K), the simulations indicate that lasing fails due to a combination of electron-electron scattering, thermal backfilling, and, most importantly, re-absorption coming from broadened states.

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0003-6951
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10.1063/1.5004640
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  author       = {Franckié, M. and Bosco, L. and Beck, M. and Bonzon, C. and Mavrona, E. and Scalari, G. and Wacker, A. and Faist, J.},
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  title        = {Two-well quantum cascade laser optimization by non-equilibrium Green's function modelling},
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