Welcome to the International Quantum Cascade Lasers School and Workshop 2014
QCLs: 20 years of discoveries  1994-2014
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The International Quantum Cascade Laser School and Workshop 2014 aims to be a think-tank where top researchers in the field will report on recent exciting developments and brainstorm on promising new directions ranging from questions of basic device physics to applications.

Fundamental physics aspect of Quantum Cascade Lasers as well as technological improvements and applications will be addressed. Key features of the workshop will be international participation, industrial exhibition and an educational tilt for PhD students.

 

 

 
CHAIRS

Giacomo Scalari – ETHZ (Switzerland)

Miriam Serena Vitiello – CNR (Italy)

Benjamin Williams – UCLA (USA)

KEY TOPICS

  • Device physics and modeling
  • Material systems and Growth
  • High power / high efficiency
  • Tunability
  • Terahertz emission
  • Short wavelength
  • Interband Cascade Lasers
  • Linewidth stability and frequency noise
  • Microcavities, waveguides, novel resonators
  • Beam shaping and beam steering
  • Ultra short pulse QCL (mode locking)
  • Multiwavelength QCL (broadband devices)
  • Non-linear effects
  • Novel systems and phenomena
  • Applications: imaging, sensing, metrology…
  • Commercial prospects

SPONSORS

Thorlabs
Hamamatsu
Menlo Systems
INRIM
DSFTM CNR
Zurich Instruments
Nextnano
Eos Photonics
Nature Photonics
AIP
Daylight solutions
Physical Sciences Inc.
Quantared
Alpes Lasers
ETH
Longwave Photonics
Istituto Nanoscienze CNR
Virginia Diodes Inc.
Scontel
Aerodyne Research Inc.
National Science Foundation
MIRSENSE
Società Italiana Lavorazione Ottica
IIVI INFRARED
Città di Policoro
Provincia di Matera

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