Development of Terahertz Quantum-Cascade Lasers for Satellite-Borne Measurement of Key Gas Species

Alexander Valavanis, Yingjun Han, Eleanor Nuttall, Esam Zafar, Diego Pardo, Olivier Auriacombe, Thomas Rawlings, Nart Daghestani, Edmund H. Linfield, Brian N. Ellison, A. Giles Davies
2019 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics   unpublished
We present key developments towards atmospheric chemistry studies using terahertz quantum-cascade lasers (QCLs), including ~1-cm 3 -scale integration of THz QCLs with waveguides and antennas using precision micromachining, and broadband multimode spectroscopy based on detector-free self-mixing.
doi:10.1364/cleo_at.2019.aw3p.5 fatcat:wbyr2vgk3bgxhc5ttobpsumhqq