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Fast modulation of terahertz quantum cascade lasers using graphene loaded plasmonic antennas

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Fast modulation of terahertz quantum cascade lasers using graphene loaded plasmonic antennas. / Degl'innocenti, Riccardo; Jessop, David S; Sol, Christian W. O. ; Xiao, Long; Kindness, Stephen J. ; Lin, Hungyen; Zeitler, J. Axel; Braeuninger-Weimer, Philipp; Hofmann, Stephan; Ren, Yuan; Kamboj, Varun S. ; Griffiths, Jonathan P. ; Beere, Harvey E.; Ritchie, David A. .

In: ACS Photonics, Vol. 3, No. 3, 16.03.2016, p. 464-470.

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Degl'innocenti, R, Jessop, DS, Sol, CWO, Xiao, L, Kindness, SJ, Lin, H, Zeitler, JA, Braeuninger-Weimer, P, Hofmann, S, Ren, Y, Kamboj, VS, Griffiths, JP, Beere, HE & Ritchie, DA 2016, 'Fast modulation of terahertz quantum cascade lasers using graphene loaded plasmonic antennas', ACS Photonics, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 464-470. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsphotonics.5b00672

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Degl'innocenti, R., Jessop, D. S., Sol, C. W. O., Xiao, L., Kindness, S. J., Lin, H., Zeitler, J. A., Braeuninger-Weimer, P., Hofmann, S., Ren, Y., Kamboj, V. S., Griffiths, J. P., Beere, H. E., & Ritchie, D. A. (2016). Fast modulation of terahertz quantum cascade lasers using graphene loaded plasmonic antennas. ACS Photonics, 3(3), 464-470. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsphotonics.5b00672

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Degl'innocenti, Riccardo ; Jessop, David S ; Sol, Christian W. O. ; Xiao, Long ; Kindness, Stephen J. ; Lin, Hungyen ; Zeitler, J. Axel ; Braeuninger-Weimer, Philipp ; Hofmann, Stephan ; Ren, Yuan ; Kamboj, Varun S. ; Griffiths, Jonathan P. ; Beere, Harvey E. ; Ritchie, David A. . / Fast modulation of terahertz quantum cascade lasers using graphene loaded plasmonic antennas. In: ACS Photonics. 2016 ; Vol. 3, No. 3. pp. 464-470.

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title = "Fast modulation of terahertz quantum cascade lasers using graphene loaded plasmonic antennas",
abstract = "We report the fast amplitude modulation of a quantum cascade laser emitting in single mode operation in the terahertz frequency range by employing compact, integrated devices based on the interplay between plasmonic antenna arrays and monolayer graphene. By acting on the carrier concentration of graphene the optical response of these plasmonic resonances was modified. The modulators characteristics have been studied by using both time domain spectroscopic laser systems, yielding the broad frequency response of these resonant arrays, and quantum cascade lasers, providing us with a narrow and stable laser source, a mandatory prerequisite for the determination of the modulation speed of these devices. The measured modulation speed exhibits a cut-off frequency of 5.5 MHz ± 1.1 MHz. These results represent the first step toward the realization of fast integrated circuitry for communications in the terahertz frequency range.",
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T1 - Fast modulation of terahertz quantum cascade lasers using graphene loaded plasmonic antennas

AU - Degl'innocenti, Riccardo

AU - Jessop, David S

AU - Sol, Christian W. O.

AU - Xiao, Long

AU - Kindness, Stephen J.

AU - Lin, Hungyen

AU - Zeitler, J. Axel

AU - Braeuninger-Weimer, Philipp

AU - Hofmann, Stephan

AU - Ren, Yuan

AU - Kamboj, Varun S.

AU - Griffiths, Jonathan P.

AU - Beere, Harvey E.

AU - Ritchie, David A.

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PY - 2016/3/16

Y1 - 2016/3/16

N2 - We report the fast amplitude modulation of a quantum cascade laser emitting in single mode operation in the terahertz frequency range by employing compact, integrated devices based on the interplay between plasmonic antenna arrays and monolayer graphene. By acting on the carrier concentration of graphene the optical response of these plasmonic resonances was modified. The modulators characteristics have been studied by using both time domain spectroscopic laser systems, yielding the broad frequency response of these resonant arrays, and quantum cascade lasers, providing us with a narrow and stable laser source, a mandatory prerequisite for the determination of the modulation speed of these devices. The measured modulation speed exhibits a cut-off frequency of 5.5 MHz ± 1.1 MHz. These results represent the first step toward the realization of fast integrated circuitry for communications in the terahertz frequency range.

AB - We report the fast amplitude modulation of a quantum cascade laser emitting in single mode operation in the terahertz frequency range by employing compact, integrated devices based on the interplay between plasmonic antenna arrays and monolayer graphene. By acting on the carrier concentration of graphene the optical response of these plasmonic resonances was modified. The modulators characteristics have been studied by using both time domain spectroscopic laser systems, yielding the broad frequency response of these resonant arrays, and quantum cascade lasers, providing us with a narrow and stable laser source, a mandatory prerequisite for the determination of the modulation speed of these devices. The measured modulation speed exhibits a cut-off frequency of 5.5 MHz ± 1.1 MHz. These results represent the first step toward the realization of fast integrated circuitry for communications in the terahertz frequency range.

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