Accession Number:

ADA190860

Title:

Generation of Tunable Coherent Radiation in 3 Micrometers-5 Micrometers Region Using Semiconductor Lasers in External Cavities.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Aug 85-Jul 86,

Corporate Author:

TACAN CORP CARLSBAD CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1987-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

32.0

Abstract:

This report describes the first optically pumped mode-locked PbS1-xSex semiconductor lasers with an external cavity with the following specifications 1. Observed lasing as high as to 150K, 2. Operated CW mode-locked as low as temperature of 8K, 3. Maximum output average power was 1 mW at 4.1 micro m and 0.6 mw at 4.8 micro m, 4. Wavelength span from 4 micro m - 5 micro m possible, Keywords Tunable infrared semiconductor lasers, Lead sulfides, Selenides.

Subject Categories:

  • Lasers and Masers
  • Solid State Physics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE