TechConnect Innovation Program

Narrow-beam emission: New antenna-feedback scheme for metal-cavity semiconductor lasers

Lehigh University, PA, United States

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

A new distributed-feedback technique is developed to dramatically improve the laser beam patterns and increase the output power levels of THz quantum cascade lasers (QCLs). The invention enables a new kind of THz semiconductor laser with enhanced performance and suitability for mass-production

Primary Application Area: Electronics, Sensors & Communications

Technology Development Status: Prototype

Technology Readiness Level: TRL 3

FIGURES OF MERIT

Value Proposition: The proposed technique claims a specific strength in the THz MM QCLs technology.

SHOWCASE SUMMARY

Organization Type: Academic/Gov Lab

Showcase Booth #: 531

Website: www.lehigh.edu

GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES

Government Funding/Support to Date:

Primary Sources of Funding: Other

Looking for: Both Funding and Development Partners